On February 3, 2020 Jeremy Baldridge, 23, pleaded guilty to killing 18-year-old Caitlyn Truax in Connelly Springs, NC.
The murder was on June 3, 2019. Baldridge shot Truax in the head following a dispute in the driveway of Truax's home. Baldridge then called 911 to tell authorities that he wanted to turn himself in.
Baldridge told investigators he and Truax had broken up and gotten into an argument on Facebook Messenger the night of the murder.
Baldridge was sentenced to 28 to 35 years in prison.
Baldridge will serve his prison sentence in the custody of the North Carolina Division of Adult Corrections.