JSO: Man arrested in connection to fatal shooting in McGirts Creek

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Through investigative efforts, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest following a fatal shooting in McGirts Creek.

Richard Herman Godwin, 65, was arrested Monday for murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.


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According to JSO, officers located a deceased woman with a gunshot wound inside of a residence in the 7000 block of 118th Street on Sunday.

The evidence discovered at the scene led detectives to identify Godwin as the suspect.

Godwin is not eligible for bond and is expected to be in court on Sept. 6.

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