Boy, 16, faces murder and rape charges in death of 5-year-old girl

Boy, 16, faces murder and rape charges in death of 5-year-old girl

ROSEBURG, Ore. - A 16-year-old boy faces rape and murder charges after a 5-year-old girl died early Friday morning at a Roseburg home.

Police arrested Dustin Michael Wallace, 16, on charges of Aggravated Murder, First Degree Rape, First Degree Sexual Abuse and First Degree Unlawful Sexual Penetration.

Police said they are not releasing the name of the victim due to the sexual nature of three of the charges against Wallace.

Wallace is not related to the victim but was staying at the home, police said. He was one of five people, including the victim, at the home on West Elaine Avenue when officers and paramedics arrived at 4:48 a.m. Friday.

Attempts to revive the child were unsuccessful. She was declared dead at the scene.