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Men Ordered To Remain In Custody In Hate Crime Case

Anthony Ray Jenkins, 20
Anthony Ray Jenkins, 20
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Updated: 5/15/2012 1:07 pm
A federal magistrate judge issued an order Tuesday that will keep Anthony Jenkins in custody until the trial on June 18.   Jason David Jenkins will also remain In custody. 

The detention hearing for both defendants took place on May 7 in London.

A federal grand jury returned a three count indictment charging Jason David Jenkins, 37, and Anthony Ray Jenkins, 20, with kidnapping and assaulting Kevin Pennington in April of last year.

The indictment also charges the men with conspiracy, and says  the defendants enlisted the help of two women to lure Pennington into a truck.

According to the indictment, Anthony and Jason Jenkins transported Pennington to a secluded area of the Kingdom Come State Park and assaulted him. 

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