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Beckley man threatens to eat people say State Troopers

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A Beckley man is in jail accused of kidnapping and threatening to shoot and eat three people.

John Will Jackson, 40, is in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail on $20,000 bond.  State police said Jackson forced the victims to drive him to a tobacco store in Elkins early Sunday, April 21

Troopers said the victims were at a party in Beverly, but left when a fight started.  They told police Jackson indicated he had a weapon and demanded they take him to the store.

The victims said that Jackson repeatedly threatened to shoot, bite and eat them.  State Police said Jackson didn't have a gun.  He only pretended to.

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