UPDATE: A man is indicted on first-degree murder charges in the shooting death of a 13-year-old at Majestic Oaks Apartments

Maliyah Godwin of Gainesville
Maliyah Godwin of Gainesville
Published: Dec. 15, 2021 at 1:49 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - An arrest has been made in the case of the shooting death of 13-year-old Maliyah Godwin.

On April 23, 2021, Alachua County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shooting at Majestic Oaks Apartments, where they located the Godwin. She was transported to a hospital and later died due to her injuries.

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Officials tell TV20, Jason Lynady, 37, was arrested and indicted on first-degree murder charges, possession of a firearm by a felon, tampering with physical evidence and tampering with a witness.

Lynady is in the Alachua County Jail on no bond.

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