Charges upgraded in Goode murder case

The Mastic man charged with raping and stabbing to death Sarah Goode in Medford pleaded not guilty Thursday, July 24, 2014, to an indictment charging him with first-degree murder. The judge ordered Taylor held without bail and told the defendant that if the charges are true, it "calls for the strongest justice and no mercy." Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz

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