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Two charged in woman's beating


BECKLEY (WVVA) - Two men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly beating a woman during a home invasion.

24-year old Alfred Pittman and 21-year old Damien Totten face a variety of charges that include firs- degree robbery, kidnapping, malicious wounding and felons in possession of a firearm.

The incident occurred Monday night at the Hager Apartments in Beckley.

The woman has been released from the hospital.

Pittman was out on bond on charges related to the Sept. 2012 shooting death of Sean Rucker.

View's report on Rucker's slaying

Rucker was shot dead at his home on the corner of Sixth Street and Scott Avenue in Beckley.

In addition to Pittman, 22-year-old Dewayne Lane and 20-year-old Cornealus ‘Ty' Taylor were also arrested in connection with Rucker's death.

View's report on the 2012 murder arrests

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