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Lewiston businessman accused of kidnapping, torturing Buffalo woman

Sources say Iver Jay Phallen, 67, is being held without bail in the Niagara County Jail for allegedly holding a woman against her will and repeatedly torturing her at his townhouse on Carriage Lane in Lewiston, shown above.

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