was an LDS church member in Utah; accused of child sexual abuse; convicted of lewdness in 1996 and sexual exploitation of a minor in 2002 (attempted); released in 2006; is a registered sex offender

Case Summary

Lynn Baldwin was a Mormon church member who was twice convicted of crimes related to child sexual abuse.

Graduated from LDS seminary at Orem High School. Attended Brigham Young University (BYU) in Provo, Utah.

Married in 1979 in Orem, Utah. The marriage did not take place in an LDS temple.

Convicted on 30 January 1996 on a misdemeanor for lewdness involving a child.

Convicted on 17 October 2002 for (attempted) sexual exploitation of a minor.

Sources
  1. [wedding announcement]
    view source details | 23 Aug 1979 | Orem-Geneva Times
  2. Lynn Earl Baldwin
    view source details | 1 Nov 2023 | Utah Department of Corrections
Sources excerpts
  • [wedding announcement]
    Source type: News article
    Publisher: Orem-Geneva Times
    Date published/accessed: 23 Aug 1979
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    Lynn Earl Baldwin
    Source type: Registered sex offender record
    Publisher: Utah Department of Corrections
    Date published/accessed: 1 Nov 2023
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    Registration #: 273

    Physical Description
    • Age: 63 (DOB: 08/09/1960) • Height: 5'11''
    • Sex: M • Weight: 203lbs
    • Race: White • Eyes: Hazel
    • Hair: White
    • Scars/Tattoos: Scar on R_forearm (2 and a half inch long scar on his inner fore arm)

    Offenses
    • Description: 76-5a-3 - SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF A MINOR-ATTEMPTED/3RD DEGREE FELONY (attempted)
    • Date Convicted: 10/17/2002
    • Conviction State: Utah
    • Release Date: 03/21/2006
    • Details:
    • Counts: 1
    • Description: 76-9-702.5 - LEWDNESS INVOLVING A CHILD/CLASS A MISDEMEANOR
    • Date Convicted: 01/30/1996
    • Conviction State: Utah
    • Release Date: 09/16/1997
    • Details:
    • Counts: 1

Mormon Sexual Abuse Map

International map of locations where active members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints perpetrated or allegedly perpetrated sexual abuse or other sex crimes, or where LDS leaders failed or allegedly failed to help abuse survivors.