Family member say they will work with the U-S embassy and Costa Rican government officials to return an injured man to River Falls. Ryan Messerschmidt was abducted from a resort, then beaten, stabbed and tortured, according to local officials. The family received photos of the injured man from Costa Rican authorities after reporting him missing. The River Falls man says he doesn’t know why he was attacked and no one seems to know who’s responsible. He was injured badly, but is expected to survive.