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|Man arrested for allegedly setting teen on fire|
|by Dyana Bagby|
|July 19, 2011 10:31|
A 61-year-old man who allegedly set fire to a male teen during a sexual encounter was arrested early Tuesday.
Joseph Raymond Zeock, 61, was arrested in Gwinnett County on Tuesday, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The arrest came a day after Woodstock police put out an alert seeking help from the public to find Zeock. Zeock is charged with aggravated battery, first degree cruelty to children, false imprisonment and solicitation of sodomy.
According to an alert by the Woodstock Police issued today, "On July 12, 2011, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Woodstock Police Investigators responded to Grady Hospital in reference to a person injured. Upon arrival, Investigators met with a 17 year old male who stated that Joseph Raymond Zeock, also known as J.R., had set him on fire.
"This incident occurred sometime during the overnight hours of Sunday, July 10 and Monday, July 11 at the Suburban Lodge, 106 Woodpark Boulevard," the report states.
The victim told Woodstock police that Zeock promised him money in exchange for certain acts and during one of the acts Zeock tied up the teen, gagged him and then set him on fire, according to Woodstock police.
Zeock remains in the Gwinnett County jail on no bond.
Top photo: Joseph Raymond Zeock (via Gwinnett County Jail)
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