Grandson gets life sentence for murder in Creswell


CRESWELL — A man charged with murdering his grandmother in April 2019 was sentenced to life imprisonment without the possibility of parole on March 8. 

Sally Baldwin, 87, of Creswell died 17 days after being brutally beaten and robbed by her grandson, James Lynn Holt, 47, of Eugene.

On Friday, April 5, 2019, first responders responded to an incident call and found Baldwin’s door kicked in, her lying in the house severely beaten and her personal belongings strewn about. Baldwin was placed in a 24-hour . . .