Attempted Murder Over 36 Hour Kidnapping

A Clinton man is accused of attempting to kill a woman with multiple assaults while holding her hostage over a 36-hour period including last Saturday. The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office charged 33-year-old Terrance Renard Young of 1003 Elizabeth Street, Clinton with Attempted Murder, Domestic Violence of a High and Aggravated Nature and Kidnapping.

Deputy Gerard Hilderbrandt states that on September 7th Young attempted Murder in that he struck the victim in the head multiple times, causing her head to strike the wall multiple times. This reportedly resulted in subdural hematoma (brain bleed). The victim was hospitalized in ICU as a result of the assault. Deputy Hilderbrandt states that Young committed the domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature by striking the victim in her head and face multiple times during the 36 hours he kidnapped her. The Kidnap warrant states that Young stole the victim’s cell phone and confined her for 36 hours without allowing her to make a phone call or to leave.

Terrance Renard Young was held overnight in the Johnson Detention Center, awaiting a bond hearing on the three charges.