Crime

Floyd Sandoval busted in John Goggin's murder, second suspect sought (21)

UPDATE: A jury sentenced Floyd Sandoval to life in prison for the murder of John Goggin in October 2014. At trial, prosecutors elaborated on Sandoval's motives, saying that he shot Goggin during a pot deal gone wrong. Sandoval's codefendent, Jose Palacio, is set to go on trial later this month.

As is the case in the murder of Denver's Vincente Penaloza, in which a warrant has been issued for Tyree Bowen, eighteen, investigators are still searching for a suspect in the killing last week of John Goggin in Edgewater; see surveillance photos below.

However, one arrest has been made in Goggin's death. The man in custody is Floyd Sandoval, 23, whose Facebook page portrays him as a family man, albeit one who's had occasional run-ins with the law. See photos and video and get details below.

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