3 charged in Los Angeles kidnapping of ‘Halloween’ actress, actor

Prosecutors charged three suspects Tuesday in connection with the May 2017 kidnapping of actors, Daisy McCrackin, and Joseph Capone.


Three suspects were charged Tuesday for the alleged kidnapping of two actors of a Los Angeles home, and keep one of them naked in a bathtub for 30 hours, while the other is demanding to pay $ 10,000 ransom, prosecutors said.

On May 3, the trio reportedly went to the Los Angeles home of Daisy McCrackin, an actress who has appeared in several films, including the horror film “Halloween: Resurrection.”

Prosecutors said one of the suspects pistol-whipped actor Joseph Capone, who in the house with McCrackin. The three suspects placed bags over the two victims on the head and drove them to a house in Compton, prosecutors charge.

Prosecutors said that the suspects forced Capone to strip naked and stay in a bath for 30 hours without food, while two others drove McCrackin the car with her to different banks and demanded they pay $10,000 for Capone’s release.

Eventually McCrackin wrote a $10,000 check, prosecutors said. The next day they brought McCrackin back to her house and she called the police, authorities said.

Keith Andre Stewart, Johntae Jones and Amber Neal were accused of kidnapping, assault with a firearm and other offences in connection with the May incident.

Neal was arrested at gunpoint in los angeles on Monday. It was not immediately known as a Steward and Jones were taken into custody.

Jones and Neil were held on a $1 million per piece, and Stewart was held on $2 million bail, according to the officers of justice.

If convicted, they each face sentences of life in prison. It was not immediately clear whether they had lawyers who could respond to the allegations

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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