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By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

Grandson charged with murder

Woman dies after assault, robbery in home


May 9, 2019

James Lynn Holt

A man with a violent history was charged Monday with murdering his 87-year-old grandmother, Sally Baldwin of Creswell, when she died 17 days after being brutally beaten and robbed.

The charges, which included first-degree murder, first-degree burglary and first-degree robbery, come only four months after a 12-year-old boy was charged with murdering an elderly woman in Creswell.

Baldwin was at home the evening of Friday, April 5, on a quiet street with well-manicured lawns. Police said they found her with significant injuries just before 10 p.m. that evening. Seventeen days later, on Easter...

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