Ark. mother and son arrested for cutting off mechanic’s finger
LITTLE ROCK — A mother and son from Harrison were arraigned today for their purported roles in kidnapping a 20-year-old man, cutting off one of his fingers and torturing him with a pair of pliers, police said.
Linda Daniels, 47, and Christopher Daigneault, 29, are each charged with first degree battery and kidnapping in the Sunday afternoon assault of Justin Marshall, who suffered serious injuries but is expected to recover, said Harrison Police Department Captain Paul Woodruff.
Authorities believe Daniels and Daigneault held Marshall in the master bedroom of their home with Daigneault first using a cigar cutter to lop off part of Marshall’s pinky finger and later using pliers to rip his earlobe, tear an eyelid and attempt to rip out his tongue, Woodruff said.