GASTONIA, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — A Gastonia household is heartbroken following acquiring out that their cherished 1 was murdered very last 7 days.
Thirty-calendar year-old LaPorscha Baldwin went to church with cherished types on Oct 10 and left church for function, but by no means returned residence. Baldwin’s mom reported her missing and law enforcement uncovered her system October 14 in Fairfield County, S.C.
Baldwin’s ex boyfriend, Charles Combs, was arrested on 1st-degree murder costs. He was arrested in Myrtle Seashore on October 16. Police say he will be extradited to Mecklenburg County Detention Center.
This is his 2nd murder demand. Court docket information present Combs was convicted of second-diploma murder in an ex-girlfriend’s demise prior to conference LaPorscha.
Baldwin’s brother spoke with FOX 46. He claims his sister was a sweet man or woman and did not have earned what happened.
“She was the kindest man or woman I knew, truthfully. Her and my mom. She had my mom’s heart. They constantly want to enable wherever they could,” explained Clifton Baldwin.
Baldwin has a one particular calendar year aged daughter and Clifton states it was bizarre for his sister to vanish without the need of examining on her daughter. He states that is how he knew a thing was mistaken.
“I understood anything was mistaken since she would under no circumstances depart her daughter. If she didn’t have to operate, her and her daughter have been jointly performing a little something,” reported Baldwin.
The Baldwin spouse and children is setting up LaPorscha’s funeral, and in the meantime, they would like for men and women to know that domestic violence is by no means the solution.
“I want us to get in contact with somebody about doing anything with domestic violence and finding anything out there in my sister’s name. If you can assistance with that… access out and permit me know. We absolutely need to have to shine a mild on it,” reported Clifton Baldwin.
Investigators talk to any person with data on what happened to get hold of Criminal offense Stoppers of Gaston County at (704) 861-8000. All callers to Crime Stoppers can keep on being anonymous and may be suitable for a dollars reward up to $1,000.
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