Weather Forecast


Park Rapids murderer released from prison

1 / 2
2 / 2

(WDAY) -- A murderer from Park Rapids has been released from prison after 18 years.

55-year-old Scott Wayne Carter was convicted of murdering and dismembering a bartender in 1996.

He will be moved from Minnesota's Moose Lake correctional facility to an Intensive Supervised Release program.

Originally, Carter was sentenced to 31 years in prison when convicted in 1999.

Carter is one of two men who served time for murdering 39-year-old Greg Johnson whose body was found in April of 1997.