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Man charged with first-degree assault and kidnapping in Beech Island



BEECH ISLAND, NC- On Tuesday, an Augusta man was arrested and charged with kidnapping and first-degree assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct.

The incident happened on November 16, 2021, when the Aiken County deputies responded to a Beech island hotel in reference to an assault.

Willie Eddie Walker, 58, then assaulted the victim and had threatened to kill her.

The victim was transported to a medical center to be treated for her injuries.

Walker is booked into Aiken County detention center.