A man charged in the fatal stabbing of a Lexington woman Saturday remains in the Fayette County Detention Center after a not-guilty plea was entered for him Monday in Fayette District Court.
Roderick Blincoe, 51, who appeared in court from the jail via video, was ordered to be held on a $500,000 full-cash bond. He was referred to the local public defenders' office for legal representation. The charges against him are murder and second-degree burglary.
Blincoe is accused of stabbing Liese Carr, 53, at her home at 714 Aurora Avenue. Police said she sustained multiple stab wounds. She died just after 5 p.m. Saturday at University of Kentucky Hospital.
About an hour earlier Blincoe and Carr were seen having a verbal argument, then Blincoe was seen pushing an item into the woman's abdominal area, court documents said. The victim and the accused had been roommates, according to the documents.
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Police apprehended Blincoe inside Cramer & Hanover Church of Christ at 199 North Hanover Avenue about two hours after the stabbing.
A preliminary hearing has been set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 21.