Three People Charged in Rural Missouri Beating Case

Posted on: 3:18 pm, April 20, 2012, by , updated on: 03:23pm, April 20, 2012

Kirk Bishop, Junior Stone, Shannon Stone

BARNETT, Mo. — Three people are in jail after allegedly tying up and assaulting a man in a small Missouri town.

Kirk D. Bishop, 50, of Eldon, Mo., Junior W. Stone, 53, and Shannon Stone, 43, both of Barnett have been charged with first-degree assault, felonious restraint and armed criminal action in the alleged assault on a 24-year-old man.

The suspects are in custody in the Morgan County Jail in lieu of $150,000 cash-only bond.

According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to Barnett on a report of a man screaming for help. They found the alleged victim suffering from multiple injuries to various parts of his body and his hands tied together.

The alleged victim told authorities that he had been held in a Barnett residence against his will and assaulted by two men and a woman.

Authorities say that further investigation led to the suspects.

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