Dante Taylor, 19, of Mastic pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Thursday in court in Riverhead. He was originally charged with second-degree murder.
Police said the medical examiner’s office has identified a woman’s body found in a wooded area in Medford to be that of missing mother Sarah Goode.
Police said the body was discovered “in close proximity” to where missing Goode’s car was found on Sunday.
An unidentified woman’s body was found in a wooded area on Long Island Thursday evening, close to the scene where a missing 21-year-old mother’s car was spotted this past weekend.
Sarah Goode was last seen Friday night at a friend’s house in Shirley.
Sarah Goode was last seen early Saturday after a night of watching TV with friends.