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Man who is mentally ill is assulted

A 24-year-old mentally disabled Lakeville named Justin Hamilton was tortured and beaten on two separate days said the Pioneer Press.

Hamilton may need plastic surgery to repair cuts, burns and abrasions across his body and cover initials gouged into his arm.

The Star Tribune said that a 16-year-old girl named Natasha Dahn had lied to her boyfriend and told him that Hamilton had hit her.

Dahn and four men charged in the beating lured Hamilton secluded spot in Dakota County, where he was beaten and tortured.

The group was charged with kidnapping, robbery and other crimes as well.