Baldwin was reportedly transported to the hospital and passed away days later. According to the Register-Guard, the Lane County Medical Examiner’s Office concluded that Baldwin’s cause of death was blunt force injuries from an assault.
The Sheriff’s Office says responders discovered a kicked-in door at her house and belongings reportedly scattered around the residence.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Baldwin’s grandson James Holt was identified as the suspect. Holt was reportedly arrested and later charged with murder after his grandmother died.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, Holt pleaded guilty to first-degree murder on Dec. 20. The Register-Guard reports as part of his plea deal, other charges against Holt were dropped, including charges for raping Baldwin, robbery, burglary, and three other counts of first-degree murder.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, on Monday, March 7, Holt was officially sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.