Vigil held at Smith Point Park in Mastic Beach for Medford mom Sarah Goode

Attendees spoke about the mother of one and what a kind person she was. (7/12/14)

MASTIC BEACH - Family, friends and complete strangers gathered Saturday night to remember a young Medford mother whose body was found dumped in the woods last month.

The vigil for 21-year-old Sarah Goode was held at Smith Point Park. Attendees spoke about the mother of one and what a kind person she was. They also spoke about the man accused of killing her, 19-year-old Dante Taylor, of Mastic.

Flowers were placed in the water and hundreds of people lit candles in remembrance of Goode.

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Taylor was arraigned Saturday in Central Islip and pleaded not guilty to a charge of second-degree murder. Friends say they will be present at every court appearance moving forward to make sure Goode gets the justice she deserves.

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