Marion Co. District Attorney's Office
David Eaton Sentenced for Murder of Estranged Wife - 04/02/14
On April 1, 2014, David Paul Eaton was sentenced by Judge Thomas Hart for the murder of his wife, Elena Lobodina Eaton. He was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum of 25 years for the November 26, 2012 murder of his estranged wife. The victim lived in Russia at the time the couple met via the internet. The defendant traveled to Russia twice to meet her and in 2010 the victim came to Oregon where the couple married that year. The defendant told detectives that in the midst of an argument over their pending divorce, he retrieved a gun from the bedroom and shot Elena Eaton four times as she stood in the hallway.
Man Pleads Guilty in Woodburn Stabbing Incident - 03/26/14
Juan Torres-Santizo pled guilty to Attempted Assault in the Second Degree yesterday, March 25, 2014, before Judge Dale W. Penn in Marion County Circuit Court. The charge arose out of a fight at an apartment complex located at 1590 James Street, Woodburn, Oregon on August 4, 2014. Although the defendant attempted to stab Antonio Segundo, the victim was unharmed.
Juan Torres-Santizo was sentenced to 8 months in jail with post prison supervision of 36 months. He is currently being held in custody as a material witness in a companion case against Mateo Torres-Morales. Torres-Morales is charged with Murder for the stabbing death of Pedro Bravo-Luna during the same incident. The case against Torres-Morales is currently set for trial before Judge Dennis J. Graves on November 12, 2014.