Atkinson piano teacher accused of sex assault remains free on bail
John Goodwin, 74, of 23 Academy Lane is charged with a single count of aggravated felonious sexual assault.
The assaults allegedly happened at Goodwin’s home business, Goodwin Music Academy, according to police. The alleged assaults continued until about May 1, 2005, according to a court complaint.
Goodwin was ordered by a judge to have no contact with anyone under the age of 17, including the alleged victim in the case, according to court records.
Police said after Goodwin’s arrest that they were looking into whether the boy was the only victim. Goodwin was still operating his music business at his home when he was arrested.
“The investigation is still ongoing,” Brackett said. “At this point, we don’t have any additional charges.” Police said when they arrived at Goodwin’s home to arrest him in February, he became unresponsive. Goodwin had to taken by ambulance to Exeter Hospital for evaluation, police said.