Joseph Raymond Zeock, 61, was charged by Woodstock police with aggravated battery, cruelty to children 1st degree, false imprisonment and solicitation of sodomy.
Woodstock police spokeswoman Brittany Duncan said that on July 12, Woodstock officers responded to Grady Memorial Hospital in reference to a person injured.
“Upon arrival, investigators met with a 17-year-old male who stated that Zeock, also known as J.R., had set him on fire,” Duncan said.
Duncan said the alleged incident occurred on the evening of July 10 at the Suburban Lodge on Woodpark Boulevard in Woodstock.
“The victim stated that Zeock had promised him money in return for certain acts,” Duncan said. “During one of these acts, the victim was bound, gagged and set on fire.”