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Kidnapping victim: 'He pulled out a gun and told me he was gonna put me in the pond'

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SPENCER COUNTY, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Mount Eden man claims he was kidnapped, held against his will and told he would die.

Choosing to keep his identity concealed, the victim says it happened last week when a stranger approached him outside of his home.

“He came over and was asking if there was fish in the pond. He pulled out a gun and told me he was gonna put me in the pond,” the victim told WDRB News. “I had no intention of going anywhere. I hadn’t done anything wrong. I didn’t have a question in my mind, if I’d have walked down that hill, I wasn’t coming back.”

Once he refused to walk to the pond, the victim says a shot was fired at his feet.

While the shot missed, the victim claims he was then forced at gunpoint to walk to another home on Murphy Lane. That’s where he says his ex-girlfriend Tracy Humphrey confronted him and punched him in the face.

At the home, the victim says he was held against his will at gunpoint for about eight hours.

“She said, ‘I can’t believe you haven’t taken care of this yet’. And that’s when my heart really sank because I was like, ‘she’s in it just as much as this guy holding the gun’,” the victim said.

“He said, ‘when this bag of dope is done, so are you’, because he was sitting there smoking meth in front of me.”

The victim says he overheard his kidnapper ask for a shovel to help bury the body.

A little later, he says he was walked back to his home by his kidnapper who confessed he didn’t want to kill him after all.

“He said he had to make it believable that I was dead,” the victim said. “Then he told me to be gone before daylight or he was coming back, and I was gonna be dead.”

Instead, the victim took his story to the Spencer County Sheriff’s Office.

Humphrey was arrested Friday. She is charged with kidnapping and robbery.

As of Monday night, the alleged kidnapper has not been arrested. His name is not being released.

The Spencer County Sheriff says both Humphrey and the kidnapper are convicted felons.

He says other people could be charged as well.

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