65-year-old man faces murder charge in deadly Westside Jacksonville shooting

Richard Godwin

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 65-year-old man was arrested and charged with murder in the shooting death of a woman, who was found shot to death Sunday in the McGirts Creek neighborhood, according to a news release from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office.

Police were called to the scene on 118th Street at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, where they found the woman’s body.

“Through interviews and the evidence at the scene, Richard Herman Godwin was identified as the suspect,” JSO said.

He was charged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.