Charges Announced In Town of Newburgh Triple Murder
Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced on Friday, February 7, 2020, that Kaliek Goode-Ford, 30, of Newburgh, was indicted by an Orange County Grand Jury and charged with crimes including Murder in the First Degree, in connection with the fatal shooting of three members of a Town of Newburgh family in their home on January 26, 2020, as well as Attempted Murder in the First Degree, for attempting to kill a three-year-old boy by shooting him five times. It is expected that Goode-Ford will be arraigned in Orange County Court on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The indictment charges Goode-Ford with three counts of Murder in the First Degree, Attempted Murder in the First Degree, three counts of Murder in the Second Degree, Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession Weapon in the Second Degree, and Tampering with Physical Evidence. It is alleged that Goode-Ford fatally shot a man, his wife and nine-year-old son, and shot a three-year-old boy who survived. The shooting occurred inside the family’s residence on Route 300 in the Town of Newburgh. It is alleged that Goode-Ford shot the family using a 9 mm. pistol with an extended magazine. Goode-Ford was charged with Tampering with Physical evidence for throwing the pistol and magazine into the Hudson River. Goode-Ford Murphy faces a sentence of Life in state prison without the possibility of parole on the charge of Murder in the First Degree.
“Obviously, the intentional shooting of a mother, father and two young children inside their home is among the most heinous atrocities imaginable,” said District Attorney David M. Hoovler. “My deepest condolences go out to the family and loved ones of the deceased members of this family