Articles Tagged With ‘Dystiny Myers’

Newsom reverses parole for Dystiny Myers killer, second time

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Gov. Gavin Newsom, for the second time, reversed a parole board decision to grant parole to Jason Greenwell, one of the five killers of 15-year-old runaway Dystiny Myers. “When considered as a whole, I find the evidence... (Continue reading)

Man convicted in the murder of Dystiny Myers granted parole

By KAREN VELIE A Nipomo man sentenced to 15 years to life for his involvement in the 2010 murder of 15-year-old runaway Dystiny Myers was recently granted parole, the second time the parole board has attempted to allow Jason Greenwell... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers story aired as episode of murder show

The premiere of the second season of “Murder Among Friends”, which aired this week, showcases the Dystiny Myers murder, albeit with a slightly altered storyline. Set in “Nipomo County,” the episode consists of characters playing Myers, Rhonda Whisto, Ty Hill,... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers killer committed suicide

Cody Miller, one of the five people convicted in the brutal killing of runaway Santa Maria teen Dystiny Myers, committed suicide, the Kern County coroner has ruled. Miller, 25, was found dead in his Tehachapi prison cell last month. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers killer dies in prison

Cody Miller, one of the five people convicted in the brutal killing of runaway Santa Maria teen Dystiny Myers, died in prison on Saturday. Miller was 25 years old. [Tribune] At about 2:40 p.m., Miller was found dead in his... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers suit dismissed as skull returns to family

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has agreed to return the skull of murder victim Dystiny Myers to the family of the deceased runaway teen. In March, Myers’ family sued the county over the district attorney’s office’s decision... (Continue reading)

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)