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Roden charged with four counts of aggravated murder
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Wing, who was arrested
by Seaside police Jan. 1,
is charged with murder by
abuse from neglect and mal-
slaughter and six counts of
Roden is charged with
four counts of aggravated
murder, two counts of mur-
der by abuse, felony murder,
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gree assault and three counts
of criminal mistreatment. The
sex abuse charges relate to
Roden allegedly subjecting
2-year-old Evangelina Wing
to sexual contact by touching.
The 15-count indictment,
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accuses him of “intentional
maiming or torture” of the
toddler and having a “pattern
and practice of assault.”
An autopsy found Evan-
gelina Wing was the victim of
homicide and apparently died
from blunt force trauma. She
Roden, who made an
initial court appearance on
Christmas Eve, and Wing are
being held in jail without the
possibility of bail. Roden’s
case was given a complex
case designation by Judge
Cindee Matyas, which means
the defense and prosecution
will have more time to pre-
The aggravated factor be-
cause the victim is under 14
years old could carry the pos-
sibility of the death penalty
The murder by abuse
charge against Wing is not a
death penalty offense.
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Marquis said he has not yet
decided if he will pursue the
Evangelina Wing’s death
is the second toddler death
in Clatsop County in the past
Marquis is also prosecut-
ing an aggravated murder
case against Jessica Smith, the
mother accused of drugging
and murdering her 2-year-old
daughter and attempting to kill
“I’ve been a prosecutor
career have I had two cas-
es involving two 2-year-old
children as victims,” Marquis
said. “It’s always very de-
pressing when a child dies.”
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partment received a 911 call
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as Evangelina Wing, was
not breathing. They respond-
ed to the Salmonberry Knoll
Apartments, 1250 S. Wahan-
na Road, where the child was
Wing’s two sons, ages 5
and 2, were found injured,
hospitalized and placed in
state protective custody.
Wing is charged with crimi-
nal mistreatment for leaving
her three children with Roden
and for withholding medical
Court records show Roden
got out of prison last January
after being sentenced to 18
months for coercion related
to a domestic violence case
against another woman.
Roden, a former Georgia
resident who stopped school
after 11th grade, was origi-
nally indicted on 52 counts
of domestic violence and sex
abuse against the woman in
2012. Charges included stran-
gulation, menacing, attempt
to commit murder, unlawful
sexual penetration and coer-
He pleaded no contest
to the coercion charges and
was sentenced to 18 months
in prison and 60 months of
probation. The other charges
were dropped as part of the
Marquis declined to com-
ment on why so many charges
were dropped at the time.
wrote in the request that
her husband returned home
drunk, made accusations and
then strangled her to prevent
her from screaming for help.
Seaside police were called
to the Wing home Aug. 17
othy Wing looked at her hus-
band’s phone and saw text
messages sent to his ex-wife.
knew she was violating the
restraining order by letting
JOSHUA BESSEX PHOTO Robin live with her and their
District Attorney Joshua Mar-
quis listens during Dorothy
Robin Wing’s legal prob-
Wing’s arraignment in Clatsop OHPVFRQWLQXHG'HFZKHQ
County Circuit Court Jan. 2.
a judge sentenced him to pris-
on for assault and a probation
“He got a very tough sen- violation. His earliest release
tence,” Marquis said. “He got date is in September 2017,
18 months in prison with a according to the Corrections
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Roden recently violated attorney is John Gutbezahl
his probation by possessing of Lake Oswego. Roden is
a controlled substance and being represented by defense
changing his residence with- attorney Conor Huseby of
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Marquis is appointing
tions permission, according
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to court documents.
A probation violation and Ron Brown to the case.
Wing is scheduled to ap-
hearing is pending. Roden ap-
pears to have moved in with pear for a status hearing at 2
p.m. Feb. 24. Roden’s next
Wing during autumn.
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The Associated Press
straining order against her
husband, Robin Wing. She contributed to this report.
the original victim will call police.
nalia picked up and brought to
Seaside Police Department.
disturbance. Offi cer advised parties
going their separate ways.
911 call regarding motor vehicle
11:08 a.m., Eighth Avenue and
Franklin: Report of a line down.
Offi cer checked the area with the
fi re department and located it. It
was secured. Telephone company
9:24 a.m., Chamber restrooms:
Complaint of male subject under
the infl uence of something within
restrooms. Offi cers responded,
made contact, subject was moving
4:32 p.m. Avenue G and Holladay
Drive: Police responded to 911 call
regarding motor vehicle accident.
4:52 p.m., 200 block of South
Holladay Drive: Subject(s) warned
for unlawful lodging.
9:24 p.m., 400 block of South Roos-
evelt Drive: Caller reported unwant-
ed subject removed from property.
Subject left prior to offi cer arrival.
2:30 p.m., 1300 block of Second
Avenue: Offi cer assisted on scene
of small structure fi re.
8:07 a.m., 2200 block of North Wa-
hanna Road: Complaint of two ve-
hicles in church parking lot during
the past fi ve nights. Offi cer made
contact and advised of ordinance.
Subject will be moving along.
5:26 a.m., 200 block of South
Holladay Drive: 911 caller claimed
he was chased by an unknown
number of people and had no
idea where they are now. Offi cers
responded and spoke to the com-
plainant who advised it happened
last night near his residence. Offi cer
advised subject has been awake for
a couple of days and that the call
likely was unfounded.
12:19 a.m., Funland Arcade on
Broadway: Report of a vehicle that
pulled up and provided cigarettes
to a group of juveniles. Gearhart
offi cer checked the area, made
contact with the complainant.
Offi cer unable to locate the suspect
vehicle or the vehicle with the
juveniles who left the area.
2:04 p.m., 1200 block of South
Holladay Drive: 911 caller reported
possible intoxicated driver. Offi cer
located the vehicle and subject,
who state she was tired from
driving and was going to rest for
5:09 p.m., 500 block of Avenue
S: Offi cer requested to check
welfare of children at household.
Offi cer advised only mother
contacted and advised children
at father’s house until Christmas.
7:18 p.m., South Wahanna Road
and Spruce Drive: Caller reported
intoxicated driver. Offi cer found
vehicle parked on the street but
was unable to determine which
residence the person may have
10:28 p.m., Fifth Avenue and the
Prom: Report of a loud explosion.
Reporting party said it sounded
like a propane explosion. Offi cers
searched the area; unable to
smell, hear or see anything in the
area. Only one call on the large
11:08 p.m., 100 block of Eighth
Avenue: Subject reported a do-
mestic disturbance that occurred
about 3 p.m. and requested a
welfare check eight hours later.
Offi cers made contact; she was
fi ne, will call friend.
9:42 a.m., 100 block of Forest
Drive: Police responded to 911 call
regarding deceased person.
7:27 a.m., Wahanna Road: 911
call; traffi c complaint, citizen re-
porting no headlights on vehicle.
Flashed his headlights at vehicle;
vehicle then sped off at estimat-
ed 50 mph, still no headlights.
Transferred through to Oregon
4:49 p.m., 2400 block of U.S. High-
way 101: Complaint of harassment
from neighbor who made verbal
threats and was disrespecting
his 87-year-old mother. Offi cer
arrived; ongoing dispute between
neighbors. Subject warned about
8:47 p.m., 1800 block of Huck-
leberry Drive: Police responded
to 911 call regarding deceased
JOSHUA BESSEX PHOTO
Randy Lee Roden listens via video link during his arraign-
ment in Clatsop County Circuit Court Jan. 2. Randy Lee
Roden, 26, of Seaside, has been accused of killing 2-year-old
3:27 p.m., U.S. Highway 101
Southbound: Oregon State Police
passed on a driving complaint.
Offi cer made contact with driver
and was advised no impairment, al-
though the subject did have some
medical issues. He was advised of
1:09 p.m., 300 block of Seventh
Avenue: Offi cer advised of city ordi-
nance regarding target practicing
within city limits.
1:36 p.m., 700 block of South Wa-
hanna Road: Drugs and parapher-
5:06 p.m., South Roosevelt Drive:
911 caller reported reckless driver.
Offi cer located vehicle unoccupied,
sat for a while and nobody came
5:44 p.m., 400 block of South Roo-
sevelt Drive: Offi cer made contact
with two subjects in a possible
6:15 p.m., 400 block of Necanicum
Drive: Offi cer responded to report
of persons selling or off ering to
clean house for free going door to
door. Offi cer checked the area to
7:00 a.m., Chamber restrooms: Of-
fi cer contacted subject with open
container in restroom and warned.
Also advised subject to not drive
and he stated he would call his son
for a ride.
12:04 a.m., 1200 block of South
Roosevelt Drive: Offi cer located
subject unlawfully lodging. Offi cer
4:20 p.m., North Roosevelt Drive
near Rite Aid: Police responded to
8:53 p.m., U.S. Highway 101: Police
conducted traffi c stop and arrested
subject for driving under the infl u-
ence of intoxicants.
11:52 p.m., Franklin Street and Ave-
nue G: Police conducted traffi c stop
and arrested subject for driving
under the infl uence of intoxicants.
2:02 a.m., 400 block of Columbia
Street: Extremely intoxicated male
called 911 and asked for help.
Offi cers responded and found a
friend’s house for him to stay the
2:31 a.m., 2200 block of South
Franklin Street: Another report
of fi reworks. 911 caller reported
seeing the house they were com-
ing from and they hit the house.
Offi cers responded and contacted
3:04 a.m., South Columbia Street:
Offi cers took minor in possession
of alcohol to mother.
10:27 p.m., 700 block of Avenue
H: Report of a male/female dis-
turbance. Turned out to be two
males. Subjects returned to their
hotel room and advised to stay in
for the night.
1 p.m., Avenue A: Report of an
unlawful lodger. Offi cer made
contact; subject was given a
verbal warning and directions to
the bus stop.
11:15 p.m., U.S. Highway 101 near
Outlet Mall: 911 call, reported of
a possible intoxicated driver. Of-
fi cer caught up to the vehicle in
Gearhart and performed a traffi c
stop. Subject not intoxicated.
8:09 a.m., 1300 block of Halbig
Lane: Dispatch received a 911
hangup. Upon calling back,
made contact with woman, who
sounded disoriented. When asked
if she needed help, she said yes,
someone was harassing her and
she should have reported it before.
When asked if the person was there
now, she replied she did not know
if they were watching her.
7:17 p.m., 400 block of South
Roosevelt Drive: Third-party report
about person trying car doors in
the Safeway parking lot. Offi cers
responded but were unable to
locate the subject. If he is spotted,
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1:24 a.m., 200 block of South
Columbia Street: Subject stated
that they felt threatened but
could only say the person was
talking strangely and following
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