St. Paul Murder Victim ID’d, Suspect In Custody

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Authorities have identified the 32-year-old woman who was the victim of a homicide Saturday in St. Paul.

The St. Paul Police Department said Carolyn Leete died around 6 a.m. in a house on the 800 block of West Minnehaha Avenue. When police responded to the scene, they found Leete unresponsive.

The Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s Office will release the cause of Leete’s death after its investigation.

Twenty-six-year-old Brent Lynch, of St. Paul, is in custody. Police said they arrested him after receiving information about someone matching his description at the crime scene. When police found him, he appeared to be fleeing in a taxi cab.

Lynch, who had been in a relationship with Leete, is being held in the Ramsey County Detention Center, police said.

  • Ash

    Where are the mugshots of both of them????????? Must be in “other news sources”

    • Marty

      Idiot – the victim needs no mug shot. Go crawl back into the sewer huh

  • question

    If she was such a good person, and I mean no disrespect – but I always question why women of such quality, end up with such trash?? What about this guy, was even remotely attractive? I just don’t understand.

    • Nicole

      Carolyn always saw the best in people, even when they didn’t deserve it. That’s why. She was a very caring, loving person who treated everyone with kindness and respect. If she had any problem, it was that she didn’t respect herself enough to know she could do better.

  • Alex

    Brent was on an episode of Judge Joe Brown. Episode 368. It aired 11/20/09

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