Rochester man facing homicide charges planned to kill again, authorities said

Carter was released by the Minnesota Department of Corrections on April 22 following a prison sentence for felony domestic assault.

Posted: Sep 14, 2020 10:57 AM
Updated: Sep 15, 2020 7:06 AM

ROCHESTER, Minn. - The boyfriend of a woman who was found dead Sunday at a Rochester apartment complex is in custody and planned to kill again when he went to South Carolina.

Rochester police said Renard Lydell Carter, 29, was the boyfriend of Keona Foote, 23, who was found dead at Olympik Village Apartments. Foote's two-year-old daughter, Miyona Miller, was also found deceased at the scene.

Renard Carter/Previous mugshot from Olmsted County Adult Detention Center.

Carter fled to Columbia, South Carolina, and was taken into custody Sunday night after threatening to kill officers while streaming the events on a Facebook live.

He is facing two counts of second-degree murder along with a charge of murder of an unborn child in the second degree.

Carter was released by the Minnesota Department of Corrections on April 22 following a prison sentence for felony domestic assault.

Authorities in South Carolina said it was Carter's intent to go there and kill an ex-girlfriend. Authorities were able to get a hold of her and take her to a safe house.

Carter was arrested at 10:30 p.m. Sunday at a hotel room in Columbia, South Carolina, on a Department of Corrections warrant.

In 2018, Carter pled guilty to stalking with intent to injury and damage to property. In that case, he was accused of tormenting a woman for several days, including destroying a television and splashing a bottle of bleach around her apartment.

You can read more on those cases here. 

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