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 Testifies in Murder Trial

EUGENE, Ore. — The defense has rested in the Robert Cromwell murder trial, and Friday the defendant himself took the stand to testify. Cromwell took the stand to answer questions about the death of his ex-fiancee, Casey Wright. fian·ée The courtroom was packed morning with people on both sides of this case, wanting to hear … Continue reading »

Cromwell Murder Trial Under Way

EUGENE, Ore. — The Robert Cromwell murder trial has wrapped up for the day. He’s the Springfield man accused of killing his ex-fiance. Friday, the defense will present its case. Court proceedings began just after 9:30 a.m. Prosecutors continued to call more people to the stand to testify. Cromwell is facing one charge of murder … Continue reading »

Springfield Murder Trial Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — The murder trial for 33-year-old Robert Cromwell got under way Wednesday morning. He’s the Springfield man accused of beating his ex-fiance to death with a baseball bat. Robert Cromwell is facing two counts. One for the murder of his ex-fiance Casey Wright and the other for unlawful use of a weapon. Police … 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 »

Interview: Local Domestic Violence

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Friends and family of Casey Wright, the Eugene woman allegedly murdered by her boyfriend, are now raising money for victims of domestic violence through a Go Fund Me website. Springfield police say they found Wright’s body in her boyfriend Robert Cromwell’s home Saturday morning. Investigators say Cromwell walked into the McKenzie-Willamette Medical … Continue reading »

Alleged Springfield Murderer Arraigned

EUGENE, Ore. — A Springfield man, accused of killing his girlfriend, appeared in court Monday. Police say 32-year-old Robert Cromwell’s girlfriend, 26-year-old Casey Wright, died from blunt force trauma to the head, most likely from a baseball bat. Authorities say they recovered a bat from the scene of the crime. The Springfield Police Department says … 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 »