Arrest in death of Long Island mom found in woods

Arrest in death of Long Island mom found in woods

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MEDFORD, N.Y. (AP) - A 19-year-old has been arrested in the death of a young mother whose body was found in the woods on Long Island after she disappeared.

Suffolk County police announced Saturday that Dante Taylor was arrested on a murder charge in Sarah Goode's death. Police said the Mastic man was apprehended in Florida Thursday and brought to Long Island.

Taylor was awaiting arraignment Saturday. It wasn't clear whether he had a lawyer. No working telephone number for his home could immediately be found.

It's not immediately clear whether Taylor and Goode knew each other. Police planned a news conference later Saturday.

The 21-year-old Goode was last seen June 6 visiting friends.

Her car was found June 8 in Medford after a relative called police. They found her body nearby June 12.

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