17th Judicial DA

17th Judicial District Attorney's Office Files First-Degree Murder Charge Against Kenneth Goodson

September 25, 2023

Brighton, CO —Today, the 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office is announcing the filing of a First-Degree Murder charge against Kenneth Goodson, 54, related to the death of his wife on September 16, 2023, along Holly Way in Adams County. 

Goodson is charged with:  
  • 1st-Degree Murder (F1)
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence (F6)
Case number 2023CR002901 was filed in Adams County District Court. 

The filing of a criminal charge is merely a formal accusation that an individual(s) committed a crime(s) under Colorado laws. A defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty. See Colo RPC 3.6.
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District Attorney Mason assumed the oath of office on January 12, 2021. The 17th Judicial District Attorney’s Office endeavors to seek justice on behalf of the citizens of Adams and Broomfield counties in felony and misdemeanor cases. DA Mason and his staff are dedicated to transforming the criminal justice system to better serve the citizens of the 17th Judicial District.

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