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Former Kentucky lawmaker Robert Goforth pleads guilty to domestic violence charge

Kentucky Lawmaker-Resigns
Posted at 1:07 PM, Jul 19, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-19 13:07:20-04

(LEX 18) — Former Kentucky lawmaker Robert Goforth pleaded guilty to domestic assault and accepted a plea deal July 14.

Goforth was arrested in 2020 and charged with first-degree strangulation and fourth-degree domestic assault.

Under the plea deal, his strangulation charge was dismissed. He pleaded guilty to his fourth-degree domestic violence charge, which includes a sentence of 59 days.

Goforth remains on bond until his report date.