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Suspect Found Deceased Following Near 4-Hour Standoff with OSP south of Pleasant Hill
02/27/2010
Lieutenant Gregg Hastings
Public Information Officer
(503) 731-3020 ext. 247

Oregon State Police (OSP) detectives will complete the investigation into the death of a sex abuse suspect found deceased in his residence Friday evening by OSP SWAT troopers from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. The man was found after SWAT troopers made entry into his residence following a near 4-hour standoff about three miles south of Pleasant Hill. Next of kin have been notified and his name is being released.
 
TROY ADAM BAKER, age 46, was the focus of an OSP investigation alleging sex abuse involving a known male victim over a several year period. Detectives do not believe there are other victims.
 
On February 26, 2010 at approximately 6:00 p.m. OSP troopers and detectives established a security perimeter around the residence at 35820 Enterprise Road and attempted to contact BAKER using a loudspeaker and phone. BAKER was believed to be alone, armed and suicidal. Following a few minutes of no response, an officer reported hearing what they thought was a single gunshot from inside the residence. OSP immediately called out SWAT members to respond and assist.
 
After OSP SWAT arrived, team members approached and made entry into the residence where they found the suspect deceased at about 10:00 p.m.
 
OSP was assisted by Lane County Sheriff's Office during the incident.