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Man accused of kidnapping two boys

MISSISSIPPI (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Mississippi man is accused of kidnapping two boys ages five and eight and trying to kill one of them.

James Harold Smith was arrested Wednesday night in Hancock County.

Police say the boys were with their father's fiance, and that she is Smith's distant cousin.

The older boy is now in stable condition for his throat injury.

Smith is being held on $3.5 million bond.

He's charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, sexual battery and resisting arrest.