Skip to Content

Robert Goodner Arrested for 2018 Murder



Gang Unit detectives this afternoon arrested Robert Lamont Goodner, 24, on a grand jury indictment charging him with first-degree murder for the February 6, 2018, shooting death of Robert Harper, 50, in the parking lot of the Ravin Hotel at 1360 Brick Church Pike.

Months of investigation led by North Precinct Detective Melody Saxon led to the identification of Goodner as Harper’s suspected killer. He was taken into custody at the Days Inn on Brick Church Pike.

Harper was fatally wounded while seated in a vehicle. Robbery is the suspected motive.


Robert Lamont Goodner, 24