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Hephzibah man in jail after girlfriend's death

Saturday, July 7, 2012 10:29 AM
Last updated Sunday, July 8, 2012 1:21 AM
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Richmond County sheriff’s investigators say they will await the results of an autopsy before charging a Hephzibah man in the death of his girlfriend.

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Todd Goff, 24, of the 4400 block of Reynolds Street, was taken into custody Saturday after Tiffany Nicole Salter, 22, was found dead in a wooded area behind Goff’s home.

He is being held in the Richmond County jail.

Initially, police said Goff faced a murder charge, the 18th in Richmond County this year.

However, a subsequent e-mail to news media stated charges would await Monday autopsy results from the state crime lab in Atlanta.

According to authorities, sheriff’s deputies and Hephzibah police answered a domestic disturbance call in the 4400 block of Reynolds Street shortly before 7 a.m.

Officers said they found Sal­ter unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at 7:20 a.m. by Dep­uty Coroner Johnny McDonald.

Investigators said they learned Goff had called his mother earlier and told her he and Salter were involved in an altercation and that he had choked her. His mother called 911, deputies said.

Goff scuffled with deputies before being taken into custody, the police statement said.

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Bobbie 920
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Bobbie 920 07/07/12 - 10:24 am
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Every day

Every day another homicide, Sad Times. Just what is wrong with people these days? My prayers to the family and friends of this young young female. RIP

allhans
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allhans 07/07/12 - 12:30 pm
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The problem might be that

The problem might be that people aren't staying busy doing something useful...they don't have enough to occupy their minds. Remember the old saw "Idle Minds is the Devils workshop", this still remains true.
Things are so easy now that boredom comes easy.

I don't know this couple or what brought about this tragedy but may God Bless them both.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 07/07/12 - 12:50 pm
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Allhans, Absolutely True

Why do you think I spend so much time on the Chronicle boards when work is slow? It keeps me sober and from killing someone.

Newsflash
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Newsflash 07/07/12 - 01:35 pm
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Allhans is correct.........

"Idle hands are the Devil's workshop". People don't seem to value life at all anymore. Prayers for this family as they try to wrap their heads around this terrible crime..........and for what ? A life taken and another wasted.

eb97
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eb97 07/07/12 - 04:22 pm
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Another young person's story

We have a 21 yr. old that lives across from us. Daddy bought her the house. She does not go to school, does not work but gets drug drops made at her house on a weekly bases. Her parents provide her with no incentives to work and pay her own way in life so she is just throwing her life away. She had an underage DUI last year this time and she has thugs hanging out at her house wearing ankle monitors. She will be another one found dead before long living the way she does.

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KSL 07/07/12 - 09:19 pm
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@eb

Sounds like good ridance to me. Sorry, but I have no patience with her. Nor with those who allow her behavior, her parents. When they whine and cry about her death I will have no sympathy for them. I and my husband have worked hard our entire lives, provided the best we could for our children, including paying for their health insurance (as an aside) and made certain they knew right from wrong. I no longer have patience with people who can not behave correctly.

KSL
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KSL 07/07/12 - 09:25 pm
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Allhans, you are way too

Allhans, you are way too kind. Our society is degenerating and the results is the behavior we are getting.

allhans
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allhans 07/07/12 - 09:32 pm
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KSL (I know)

KSL (I know)

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/08/12 - 08:08 am
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From killing someone heh

I will admit I laughed at that post.....lol...

another death.....so sorry for the family......

happychimer
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happychimer 07/08/12 - 11:02 am
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Goff's mother did the right

Goff's mother did the right thing by calling 911 and not try to hide her son.I am sorry for his girlfriend's family's loss.

Roxy 123
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Roxy 123 07/08/12 - 11:16 am
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We all have someone we love in this world. Why don't you think before you post insensitive comments. I am sure the family is grieving the loss of their precious daughter.

Roxy 123
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Roxy 123 07/08/12 - 11:16 am
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We all have someone we love in this world. Why don't you think before you post insensitive comments. I am sure the family is grieving the loss of their precious daughter.

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vampiremonkey40 07/09/12 - 11:17 am
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I knew Todd and Tiffany,

I knew Todd and Tiffany, since I worked for Todd's mother. I always prayed that Tiffany would have a chance at life, and not waste it on someone who apparantely has anger issues!! Now, it's too late for her, but if you are someone who is in an abusive relationship, take this story to heart!! Get out while you still can! Life is too short for you to live it with abuse!!! I pray that Tiffany has a chance to meet God, and that he opens Heavens gate for her!! I pray that both families will take what has happened here and go tell Tiffany's story to hopefully save others who are being abused. God Bless you Salter family!!! God Bless you, Johanna!! And God be with you Todd!!

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