The Nassau County Police Homicide Squad reports the details of a Homicide that occurred on Monday, December 27, 2021 at 9:26 p.m. in Garden City.

According to Detectives, Garden City Police Officers responded to a call for an unconscious male, 83, on Monroe Street. Upon arrival, Officers noticed the male appeared to suffer from a laceration to his head. Aided was pronounced at 9:34 p.m. by NYU Langone Paramedics.

Upon further investigation by Nassau County Homicide Detectives, the 3rd Squad and the Garden City Police Department, home health aide Gail Godwin, 63, of Bay Shore, was placed under arrest later at the scene.

Defendant Godwin is charged with Manslaughter in the 2nd Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence in the 2nd Degree, and Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent or Physically Disabled Person. She will be arraigned on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at First District Court in Hempstead.


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