Serial rape suspect leaves hospital for jail

By WLOX Staff

GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) - Suspected serial rapist Vincent Gerald Goff, 37, was transported from Memorial Hospital to the Harrison County jail Tuesday afternoon. He was in the hospital after being beaten by his latest victim.

Goff was arrested after deputies say he kidnapped a man and woman last week and tried to sexually assault them. Goff now faces new charges on incidents dating back to 2006. He is charged with six counts of kidnapping, five counts of sexual assault, two aggravated assault charges and one charge of molestation.

The Harrison County Sheriff's investigators say they have connected Goff to cases in 2006 with DNA evidence. He also remains a suspect in another sexual assault.

Vincent Gerald Goff is being held in the Harrison County jail and will make his initial court appearance Wednesday morning.

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