Home Fire News Dystiny Myers killing focus of ‘Murder Among Friends’ Season 2 premier

Dystiny Myers killing focus of ‘Murder Among Friends’ Season 2 premier

SHARE

June 16–The Season 2 premiere of the “Murder Among Friends” television show will focus on the 2010 murder of Santa Maria teen Dystiny Myers. It is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. Thursday.

The 42-minute episode, titled “Date with Dystiny,” can be viewed on the Investigation Discovery channel.

The online description for the episode reads: “When firefighters extinguish a California brush fire, they unexpectedly ignite a twisted murder mystery — rife with forced prostitution, burning jealousy, and an almost unthinkable murder mastermind.”

The murder of the 15-year-old girl and the trial that followed, which involved five defendants, were closely watched within San Luis Obispo County.

Rhonda Wisto and her son have been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of Dystiny Myers. Image credit: Facebook

Myers, after running away from a group home in 2010, wound up at the Nipomo residence of Rhonda Wisto, a methamphetamine dealer with gang connections. In September 2010, Wisto ordered Myers’ murder, saying the girl had disrespected Wisto. Three defendants — Ty Hill, Cody Miller and Jason Greenwell — later pleaded guilty to murder. Wisto and her son, Jacob York, maintained their innocence and took their case to a jury. All were convicted.
___

By Lucas Clark, The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)

(c)2017 The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)

Visit The Tribune (San Luis Obispo, Calif.) at www.sanluisobispo.com

Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here