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Suspect in deaths of Minn. mother and toddler arrested in South Carolina

from KAAL-TV reports
Created: September 14, 2020 11:34 AM

Rochester, Minnesota, police say a suspect in the homicide of a mother and a toddler has been arrested in South Carolina.

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The 29-year-old suspect from Rochester was arrested Sunday evening at a Columbia, South Carolina, hotel.

Police say family members discovered 23-year-old Keona Foote and her daughter, 2-year-old Miyona Miller, dead in their Rochester apartment on Sunday afternoon. Officers believe the woman and the child may have died sometime between Thursday and Sunday.

Police said the victims appeared to have died of trauma. The Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner's Office will perform autopsies to find out the official cause and manner of deaths of the victims.  

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