St. Louis, MO (KTRS) A St. Louis-area executive is accused in a brutal kidnapping.
A federal grand jury has indicted Todd Beckman for allegedly kidnapping a man before Thanksgiving and collecting a $27,000 ransom from the victim’s parents. Beckman is the president and CEO of Massage Luxe and Tanco.
Kerry Roades, Zachary Smith and brothers Blake and Caleb Laubinger also have been indicted in the case.
Prosecutors say the victim was abducted Nov. 21 from his home and taken to a home where he was beaten, assaulted and attacked with a stun gun. He was then allegedly transported in a shipping container to another home.