E180: The Two John Roysters

This week Beth and Wendy tell the story of the two John Roysters, father and son… and both murderers.

(note: time stamps are without ads & may be off a little)

First, we dive into the setting (09:20), the killers early life (19:36) and the timeline (24:37).  Then, we get into the investigation & arrest (39:48), “Where are they now?” followed by our takeaways and what we think made the perp snap (44:54).  

As usual we close out the show with some tips on how not to get murdered and our shout outs. 

This episode was researched & scripted by Wendy & Beth Williams.

Thanks for listening! This is a weekly podcast and new episodes drop every Thursday, so until next time… look alive guys, it’s crazy out there!

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Footnotes:

Articles/Websites

Kleinfield, N.R. (06/15/1996). A TRAIL OF VIOLENCE: THE SUSPECT; Beating Suspect’s Confession Eerily Echoes a Father’s Life. The New York Times. Retrieved 11/25/2022 from https://www.nytimes.com/1996/06/15/nyregion/trail-violence-suspect-beating-suspect-s-confession-eerily-echoes-father-s-life.html

Halbfinger, David M. (12/16/1997). Murder Suspect Says He Felt ‘Invincible’ After Park Rape. The New York Times. Retrieved 11/25/2022 from https://www.nytimes.com/1997/12/16/nyregion/murder-suspect-says-he-felt-invincible-after-park-rape.html

Hartocollis, Anemona. (06/08/2006). A Central Park Victim Recalls ‘When I Was Hurt,’ and Her Healing. The New York Times. Retrieved 11/26/2022 from https://www.nytimes.com/2006/06/08/nyregion/08pianist.html

Sullivan, John. (02/03/1998). Beating Victim Testifies in Murder Case. The New York Times. Retrieved 11/26/2022 from https://www.nytimes.com/1998/02/03/nyregion/beating-victim-testifies-in-murder-case.html

Savino, John O. (2011). Case Example: John J. Royster. Science Direct. Retrieved 11/26/2022 from https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/social-sciences/indecent-exposure

Crocker, Catherine. (06/15/1996). A Bright Youth Yields to Troubled, Angry Adulthood. Associated Press. Retrieved 11/26/2022 from https://apnews.com/article/a1d808d83eb91f7a679de31e644f547f

New York Times News Service. (06/15/1996). Diary’s blank pages become a tale of terror for 4 victims N.Y. detectives say days were filled with violence. The Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 11/26/2022 from https://www.baltimoresun.com/news/bs-xpm-1996-06-16-1996168017-story.html

Halbfinger, David M. (12/16/1997). Murder Suspect Says He Felt ‘Invincible’ After Park Rape. The New York Times. Retrieved 11/26/2022 from https://www.nytimes.com/1997/12/16/nyregion/murder-suspect-says-he-felt-invincible-after-park-rape.html

History

History.com Editors. (03/15/2019). New York City. History. Retrieved 11/29/2022 from https://www.history.com/topics/us-states/new-york-city

NYU. (02/04/2013). 1990s Drop in NYC Crime Not Due to CompStat, Misdemeanor Arrests, Study Finds. Retrieved 11/29/2022 from https://www.nyu.edu/about/news-publications/news/2013/february/1990s-drop-in-nyc-crime-not-due-to-compstat-misdemeanor-arrests-study-finds.html

Francis, David R. (January, 2003). What Reduced Crime in New York City. NBER. Retrieved 11/29/2022 from https://www.nber.org/digest/jan03/what-reduced-crime-new-york-city

Brownlee, Chip. (06/21/2022). The bad old days: how policing in New York City turned back the clock. The Guardian. Retrieved 11/29/2022 from https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jun/21/nyc-crime-policing-eric-adams

Wikipedia contributors. (11/21/2022). Crime in New York City. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 11/29/2022 from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Crime_in_New_York_City&oldid=1123115132

How Not to Get Murdered

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Music

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“Master of the Streets” & “Royal Streets” by Jonas Hipper

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“Furious Freak” by Kevin MacLeod
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