Jury: Parents Guilty of Manslaughter

ALBANY, Ore. — After four hours of deliberating Monday evening, a Linn County jury found both Wenona and Travis Rossiter guilty of manslaughter in the first and second degree. The couple is accused of recklessly and negligently causing the death of their 12-year-old daughter Syble last year, who died from diabetic ketoacidosis. The state argues … Continue reading »

Jury Deliberates in Manslaughter Case

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany manslaughter case is now in the hands of the jury. Wenona and Travis Rossiter are accused of manslaughter in the first and second degree for recklessly and negligently causing the death of their 12-year-old daughter Syble, who died from untreated diabetes last February. The state argues Syble’s diabetic symptoms were obvious, … Continue reading »

Albany Parents Face Manslaughter Charges

ALBANY, Ore. —  The trial continues for an Albany couple accused of manslaughter for the death of their diabetic 12-year-old daughter, and investigators say the parents chose prayer over medicine to treat her. The Linn County District Attorney’s Office says last February, 12-year-old Syble Rossiter developed diabetic ketoacidosis from untreated diabetes, which caused her death. Instead of … Continue reading »

Couple Says Not Guilty for Manslaughter

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany couple charged for first and second degree manslaughter is pleading not guilty. Albany police say Wenona and Travis Rossiter did not provide medical care to their 12-year-old daughter Syble, who died in February. The Medical Examiner’s Office says the girl died from diabetic complications. The Rossiters were arraigned at the … Continue reading »

Albany Parents Arrested for Manslaughter

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany couple is being charged for manslaughter, after Albany police say they did not provide medical attention to their 12-year-old daughter who died earlier this year. Travis Rossiter, 39, and Wenona Rossiter, 37, of Albany turned themselves in on Thursday morning after police told them they would be arrested in the … Continue reading »

Albany Parents Arrested for Manslaughter

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany mother and father were arrested Thursday morning in connection with the death of their 12-year-old daughter back in February. Albany Police Detectives arrested 39-year-old Travis Rossiter and 37-year-old Wenona Rossiter for first-degree and second-degree manslaughter. They are lodged in the Linn County Jail. Investigators say officers responded to the Rossiter … Continue reading »

Fugitive Returned to Oregon for DUII

LINN COUNTY, Ore. — There’s a break in a 16-year-old cold case  as a fugitive makes her first appearance in an Oregon court after she fled the country. Investigators say Jean Keating was awaiting trial on manslaughter and DUII charges in 1997 when her attorney said she disappeared. Earlier this year, police in Canada heard … Continue reading »