Albany Couple Sentenced for Manslaughter

ALBANY, Ore. — The parents accused of turning to prayer instead of medicine to treat their diabetic daughter will each spend 10 years in prison for manslaughter. Wenona and Travis Rossiter were convicted of manslaughter in the first and second degree last month. Their 12-year-old daughter Syble died last February from diabetic complications – something … Continue reading »

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 Manslaughter Trial Continues

ALBANY, Ore. — Friends and family of the Albany parents on trial for the death of their 12-year-old daughter say they thought the girl had the flu. Wenona and Travis Rossiter are accused of turning to prayer instead of medicine when their daughter Syble started getting sick last year. She died last February from diabetic … 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 »

Religious Evidence Allowed in Case

ALBANY, Ore. — Two Albany parents facing manslaughter charges for the death of their daughter will not be able to keep their religious beliefs from the courtroom, after a judge denied their request to exclude such evidence. Wenona and Travis Rossiter are both facing manslaughter charges in the first and second degrees for the death … Continue reading »

Albany Manslaughter Suspects in Court

ALBANY, Ore. — An Albany couple facing manslaughter charges was back in court Monday for a pretrial hearing. The medical examiner’s office says Travis and Wenona Rossiter’s 12-year-old daughter Syble died in February from diabetic complications. Investigators say the couple did not provide medical care to their daughter. On Monday, attorneys asked for more time … 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 »