The Toll

Tracking Chattanooga's Homicides


Victoria Godwin

Date: 6/7/11

Gender: Female

Age: 42

Race: Unknown

Time: 11:30 p.m.

Suspect(s): Michael L. Crumpton, 49

Status: Suspect convicted

What happened:

Victoria Godwin, 42, is choked and punched to death inside her home at 4931 Woodland View Circle at the Emma Wheeler housing complex. An autopsy report shows that Godwn fought back. Michael L. Crumpton, 49, is charged with first-degree murder. In 2013, he pleads guilty to second-degree murder and is sentenced to 15 years.

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