TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As New Year’s Day approaches, several families in the Leon County area are still searching for answers in the unsolved deaths of their loved ones. Casey Mack Goodson was tragically murdered off Highway 20 exactly one year ago as he arrived home after spending time with family. His family is still seeking closure and has offered a $9,500 reward for information leading to the capture of his killer. Brianna Long, a 21-year-old former Valdosta State student, was also a victim of senseless violence when she was fatally struck by a stray bullet while leaving work in October 2023. An anonymous resident has offered a $25,000 reward for information in her case.
In another tragic incident, a 16-year-old Valdosta High School student and football player, Sam Johnson Jr., was killed after being hit by a car. Despite the driver being found, no charges have been filed. These heartbreaking cases have left families in unbearable pain as they continue to seek justice for their loved ones. It is imperative for anyone with information to come forward and assist local law enforcement in bringing closure to these grieving families.
The loss of these individuals has left a lasting impact on their families and communities, with their loved ones sharing the pain of their absence. To fully honor their memories, it is crucial to find the truth and hold those responsible accountable. As these cases remain unresolved, the community’s support and willingness to share any information are crucial in providing the closure these families desperately need. Let us come together to help bring these cases to a resolution and support the families as they seek justice for their loved ones’ untimely deaths.