Mercer County Sheriff Jeff Grey announced that his office is investigating the apparent suicide of a 45 year old female. At 10:29 AM on March 28, 2012 Central Dispatch received a 9-1-1 from Michael Godbold, ex husband of Christina R. Godbold, of 8281 State Route 49, Celina, indicating that she had shot herself with a 12 gauge shotgun. Deputies responded to the scene.
Sheriff Grey further announced that on March 27, 2012 at approximately 11:53 PM deputies were dispatched to the same residence in reference to a domestic situation between Christina and Michael. At that time, Michael was arrested for Domestic Violence and booked into the Mercer County Detention Center, where he later posted bond and was released.
The incident remains under investigation. Deputies at the scene were assisted by agents from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification.
Chief Deputy Sheriff
Mercer County Sheriff's Office
4835 State Route 29
Celina, Ohio 45822