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Dystiny Myers’ family sues SLO County

Dystiny Myers’ family filed a claim against San Luis Obispo County for taking the head of the murder victim as evidence without informing the family. [Tribune] During the 2013 trial of Ronda Wisto and her son Jacob York for the... (Continue reading)

Final Myers defendant sentenced

A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced Jason Greenwell, the only defendant who testified in the Dystiny Myers murder trial, to 15 years to life in prison Tuesday. Greenwell pled guilty to second-degree murder in exchange for his testimony. His plea... (Continue reading)

Wisto and York sentenced to life without parole for Myers murder

A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced Rhonda Wisto and her son Frank York Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for their roles in the brutal murder of 15-year-old runaway Dystiny Myers on Wednesday. In 2010, firefighter... (Continue reading)

Myers mother speaks out after delivery of guilty verdict

A day after a San Luis Obispo jury found Rhonda Wisto and Jacob York guilty of kidnapping, torturing and murdering Dystiny Myers, the victim’s mother shared her thoughts on the trial. [KCOY] Aileen Myers said she could hardly bear the... (Continue reading)

Miller flips again, agrees to life in prison without parole

A day after choosing to plead not guilty to the murder of Dystiny Myers, Cody Miller reversed his plea to guilty and accepted a prison sentence of life without the possibility of parole. Miller surprised prosecutors and courtroom spectators Monday... (Continue reading)

Co-conspirator describes Myers beating and burning

Former Dystiny Myers murder defendant Jason Greenwell took the stand Monday in the trial of Jacob York and his mother, Rhonda Wisto, and described his account of the 2010 slaying of the 15-year-old Santa Maria runaway. Greenwell, who pled guilty... (Continue reading)

Accused killer changes plea, won’t testify

BULLETIN: A key witness in the trial of alleged murderers Jacob York and his mother, Rhonda Wisto, surprised prosecutors and a courtroom full of spectators Monday morning by reneging on an earlier promise to testify. Cody Lane Miller invoked his... (Continue reading)

Jury views taped confession of accused Myers killer

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A gripping interrogation videotape showing sheriff’s detectives patiently breaking down murder suspect Frank Jacob York took center stage Thursday as the first week of trial of Dystiny Myers’ alleged killers concluded. The two-hour videotape concluded with York... (Continue reading)

Wisto feared Myers would expose meth trade

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE County prosecutors continued Wednesday to cultivate the concept of culpability of a mother-son “criminal enterprise” in the violent slaying of 15-year-old Dystiny Myers, weaving a sordid story of life inside a drug dealing family.... (Continue reading)

DA drops attempted murder of co-conspirator charge in Myers case

The two remaining defendants standing trial for the September 2010 killing of Dystiny Myers no longer face a charge of attempting to murder one of their co-conspirators. [KSBY] The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office dropped attempted premeditated murder... (Continue reading)



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