The Texas Department of Criminal Justice has sadly announced the death of a 52-year-old Jonathon Keith Goodman who died this afternoon at Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital in Amarillo after being removed from life support. His death is suspected to be Covid19 related.
Goodman was an 11-year veteran Correctional Officer who worked at the Bill Clements Unit in Amarillo. Last Friday, April 17th he was found in his home after suffering from an apparent stroke. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Saturday a COVID-19 test returned positive. It is believed the virus contributed to his death.
Goodman was last at work on April 15, 2020. His wife Kimberly Pride-Goodman is also employed by TDCJ. There are eight additional positive employee COVID-19 cases associated with the Clements Unit at this time. There are also 4 offender positive cases.
Reports according to TDCJ Website.