Dante Taylor faces upgraded murder charges in the death of Sarah Goode, of Medford

Composite image shows slain Medford mother Sarah Goode,

Composite image shows slain Medford mother Sarah Goode, 21, and the man accused of killing her, Dante Taylor. (Credit: Facebook; SCPD)

WOODBURY - Charges have been upgraded against the man accused of stabbing a Medford mother to death.

Dante Taylor is now facing first-degree murder charges in the death of 21-year-old Sarah Goode.

Goode was discovered by a search party in a wooded area of Medford last month, several days after she was reported missing. Her car had been found parked on the side of a road not far from where her body was found.

Prosecutors say Taylor raped Goode and stabbed her to death. They said she was hit so forcefully that a metal object lodged in her skull.

Taylor pleaded not guilty at his arraignment earlier this month.

No motive for the incident has been released.

 

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