Cabela’s Honors Domestic Violence Victim

EUGENE, Ore. — Cabela’s is taking a stand against domestic violence. The outdoor outfitter is hosting Hunting for Hope, Fishing for Families dinner and auction in Casey Wright’s memory on Saturday, Oct. 25. All proceeds will benefit Womenspace. Casey Wright, 26, died November 2013–the victim of domestic violence. Her former boyfriend, Robert Cromwell, is now … Continue reading »

Life Sentence For Ex-Fiancée Murderer

EUGENE, Ore. — A Springfield man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the murder of his former fiancée. Earlier in the week, a Lane County jury found Robert Cromwell guilty of first degree murder and unlawful use of a weapon. Cromwell used a baseball bat to beat 26-year-old Eugene resident Casey Wright to … Continue reading »

Cromwell Convicted of Murder

  EUGENE, Ore. — A jury has found a Springfield man guilty of murder in the death of his ex-fiancée Tuesday, after less than an hour of deliberations. Last week, Robert Cromwell testified that he killed 26-year-old Casey Wright with a baseball bat because he was so upset. There was tension in the courtroom as both … Continue reading »

Jury Finds Cromwell Guilty

EUGENE, Ore. — The jury found Robert Cromwell guilty after an hour of deliberation Tuesday. Cromwell was accused of killing his ex-fiance, Casey Wright, in November at their home in Springfield. Cromwell was found guilty of murder and unlawful use of a weapon. A Lane County judge will sentence him on Friday. This is a … Continue reading »

Concert Honors Domestic Violence Victim

EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene group is holding a benefit Thursday night to raise money and awareness about domestic violence. Grrrlz Rock promotes women in music and arts. It is holding the benefit to honor Casey Wright, the Eugene woman police say was killed by her ex-boyfriend last month. “We’ve seen significant reductions in funding, … Continue reading »

Springfield Man Charged With Murder

EUGENE, Ore. — The Springfield man accused of killing his ex-fiance was back in court Friday. Robert Cromwell was formally arraigned at the Lane County Jail on charges of murder and unlawful use of a weapon that afternoon. The prosecutor in the case says Cromwell was officially indicted on Thursday. Cromwell was one of the … Continue reading »

Friends Remember Woman’s Life

EUGENE, Ore. — Many of friends of a Eugene woman, who was allegedly killed by her boyfriend over the weekend, are still trying to accept what happened. Friends and family are still trying to work through the news and understand why such a kind, young woman could be taken from the world in such a … Continue reading »

Police Release Cause of Woman’s Death

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Police have released the cause of a young Eugene woman’s death, after her boyfriend was arrested for her murder. Springfield police say 26-year-old Casey Wright died of blunt force trauma to the head, believed to be caused by a baseball bat. Wright’s boyfriend 32-year-old Robert Cromwell, of Springfield, reportedly walked into the … Continue reading »

Friends Remember Murdered Woman

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Friends describe Casey Wright as an avid horseback rider, who competed alongside her horse Duncan with local riding club Rohan Equestrian. But her days of horseback riding were cut short early Saturday morning. “Around 2 a.m. we got a call to the McKenzie Willamette Hospital. The ER staff had a person, later … Continue reading »

Man Reportedly Kills His Girlfriend

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A Springfield man walked into the emergency room at the McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center early Saturday morning and reportedly told hospital staff he killed his girlfriend. The man is now in jail facing murder charges. Springfield police said they found 26 year old Casey Wright’s body in the boyfriend’s home near 18th and … Continue reading »