Woman killed, child raped in Town of Clay
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ONONDAGA COUNTY, N.Y. -- Police have a suspect in custody in connection with a murder and rape that happened Thursday night outside of a mall in Syracuse suburbs.
State Police said David Renz, 29, attacked a woman and child who were leaving gymnastics class.
Renz allegedly bound the woman and raped the child inside a vehicle and then drove the car a short way where the child was able to flee.
The child was found by a passing motorist and is currently being treated at the hospital for her injuries.
The woman, Lori Bresnahan, 47, suffered multiple stab wounds and later died at a local hospital.
State Police captured Renz a short distance from the scene.
He was charged with first and second degree murder, rape, and kidnapping.