NYC killer accused of murdering female Burger King worker compares himself to Nelson Mandela and Jesus

An accused killer who allegedly killed a 19-year-old Burger King cashier during a robbery has brutally compared himself to Nelson Mandela and Jesus.

Winston Glynn, 31, was tracked down in Brooklyn following a manhunt following the death of Kristal Bayron-Nieves at the East Harlem Burger King, where NYPD officials said Glynn had previously worked for eight months.

He allegedly robbed the fast food chain of $100 before killing Nieves in January.

Police arrested Winston Glynn, a 31-year-old homeless person, in connection with the murder of 19-year-old Burger King cashier Kristal Bayron-Nieves, a week after the shooting.

Kristal Bayron-Nieves, 19, Was Afraid Of Working At Night And Had Asked To Be Transferred To The Day Shift When She Was Shot Dead

Kristal Bayron-Nieves, 19, was afraid of working at night and had asked to be transferred to the day shift when she was shot dead

The 19-Year-Old Was Shot To Death Around 1 A.m. Sunday In A Burger King At 116Th And Lexington Avenue In East Harlem.

The 19-year-old was shot to death around 1 a.m. Sunday in a Burger King at 116th and Lexington Avenue in East Harlem.

During His Interview From Rikers Island, Glynn Ranted, “What Happened To Nelson Mandela, What Happened To Jesus? [They Were] Innocent. I Want To Be A Leader And Stuff. A Lot Of People Are Jealous, You Know.' Pictured Above In January 2022

During his interview from Rikers Island, Glynn ranted, “What happened to Nelson Mandela, what happened to Jesus? [They were] innocent. I want to be a leader and stuff. A lot of people are jealous, you know.’ Pictured above in January 2022

“Why am I guilty?” Glynn screamed through a blue mask covering his face as officers led him to a waiting police car.

‘Do you know they charge n*****s every day? Where are our reparations for four hundred years of bloody slavery?’

During his arraignment, he yelled “liar” several times at a judge. Such incoherent banter was again seen during an interview at Rikers Island.

What happened to Nelson Mandela, what happened to Jesus? [They were] innocent,’ Glynn told the New York Post.

“I want to be a leader and stuff. A lot of people are jealous, you know.’

Glynn Has Now Given An Interview From Rikers Prison. He Is Pictured Grinning As He Is Led Into A Vehicle In January

Glynn has now given an interview from Rikers Prison. He is pictured grinning as he is led into a vehicle in January

When asked about the crime, he denied all involvement despite evidence to the contrary and asked why he would have used a credit card just before the crime and why it took days to be identified by a witness.

“Someone probably called a tip line, and I worked there, that’s all,” he said.

“This can only go one way. They let me go and I’m suing the city for keeping me so long.”

Glynn continued, seething how “the system” “has no respect for the lower class, like we’re nobody.”

He also suggested how families of the rich and powerful actually profit from crime and chaos all over the city.

Police Say The Suspect'S White Earplugs, Seen On Surveillance Video Hanging From His Pocket, Helped Lead Them To Glynn

The 31-Year-Old Is Pictured Wearing Earplugs On The Right

Police say the suspect’s white earplugs, seen on a surveillance video hanging from his pocket, led them to Glynn. The 31-year-old is pictured wearing earplugs on the right

Police Say Glynn Had Worked At The Same Burger King As The Victim Between April 2020 And December 2020, More Than A Year Before She Was Hired. He Is Pictured Above In Work Uniform

Police say Glynn had worked at the same Burger King as the victim between April 2020 and December 2020, more than a year before she was hired. He is pictured above in work uniform

‘Your grandmother is a judge; your grandfather is one of the mortuary, so if you kill someone, he will make money from the body; the daughter is a doctor, so if that person [doesn’t] die, they treat them,” he said.

“These people don’t want crime to stop as long as it doesn’t affect them.”

Glynn’s criminal record includes at least four previous arrests, most recently in December 2020 for criminal possession of a weapon and in November 2021 when he was charged with assault with a weapon.

A spokesman for the Queens District Attorney explained how Glynn was released from prison on his own admission because the offense he was charged with at the time was a misdemeanor, which “does not qualify for bail.”

A former roommate of Glynn’s at a Queens homeless shelter described him as having “had a lot of trouble with him seeing demons and things like that,” adding that he was “definitely on meds” but was “a pretty steady dude.” ‘

Winston Glynn Is Pictured In A Mug Shot

Crystal Bayron-Nieves

Glynn is pictured in a mugshot, left. He is accused of murdering 19-year-old Kristal Bayron-Nieves in cold blood after demanding money from her at a Burger King in January

Glynn Was Led Out Of The 25Th Precinct In Harlem In January After His Arrest

Glynn was led out of the 25th Precinct in Harlem in January after his arrest

Glynn Was Booked For The Murder. The Homeless Man Has A Criminal Record Dating Back To 2017

Glynn was booked for the murder. The homeless man has a criminal record dating back to 2017

The arrests of Winston Glynn

July 31, 2017

  • Winston Glynn broke the screen of a slot machine at the Resort World Casino in Queens
  • He was caught on tape hitting the machine and the screen cracked
  • He was charged with criminal mischief

December 23, 2018

  • Glynn allegedly threatened a 45-year-old woman with a knife in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn
  • He was charged with criminal possession of weapons and endangerment

December 14, 2020

  • Glynn entered into a verbal confrontation with a man in Manhattan’s Midtown neighborhood
  • Glynn allegedly punched the man in the face and knocked him over
  • He reportedly continued to beat the man, bruising his face and knocking out a tooth
  • The man was taken to Bellevue Hospital
  • Police arrested Glynn and found a knife on him
  • He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon

November 30, 2021:

  • Glynn allegedly threatened a man at a New York homeless shelter with a screwdriver
  • He allegedly told the man: ‘I will stab you’
  • He was charged with threats, criminal possession of weapons and intimidation

Glynn also revealed to The Post how his lawyers are able to make a psychiatric defense after an evaluation by a forensic psychiatrist. Glynn has pleaded not guilty to the murder.

Nieves and her family moved from Puerto Rico to New York after Hurricane Maria in 2017.

She worked as a cashier to help her mother pay bills and save money for nursing school.

She would have been afraid of night shifts, but had no choice. It was during one of those late shifts, just after midnight on Sunday, January 9, when an armed robber entered the restaurant.

Police recounted how Glynn allegedly walked into the fast food restaurant just before 2am on Sunday wearing a balaclava, an all-black outfit and a backpack.

He had white earphones hanging out of his pocket.

Glynn allegedly pistol-whipped a customer and a manager, knocked out two of her teeth, then pointed a gun at Nieves and demanded money.

Teenager Ashier handed the attacker $100, but he demanded more money. Police said Nieves crouched down to try to open a second cash drawer, but he had no key.

That’s when Glynn reportedly fired a single shot, shooting her in the chest, before fleeing. He grabbed the injured Burger King manager’s phone as he went outside.

Nieves was pronounced dead at the scene.

Her mother, Kristie Nieves, told her The mail on Saturday how her daughter was a “sincere soul” and “a happy girl” as the couple “spent all their time together.”

“I woke up this morning thinking about her,” Nieves said before going on to say she doesn’t believe Glynn’s claims that he’s innocent.

‘He killed her. There is so much evidence against him. It’s hard for us, her family, to remember that day and see his face.

“The problem is the whole city and all the violence. I want justice for my daughter.”

Police Offered A $10,000 Reward To Anyone With Information

Police offered a $10,000 reward to anyone with information

Overall Crime In The Big Apple Is Up 27.1 Percent From Last Year

Overall crime in the Big Apple is up 27.1 percent from last year

Along with an increase in hate crimes, the Big Apple has seen an increase in violent crime.

According to the NYPD, overall crime in New York City is up 27.6 percent from last year, with felonies, rapes and robberies all increasing in double digits. The number of murders fell by 12.3 percent and the number of shootings by 14.7 percent.

Crimes are also up more than 13 percent, with police recording 23,270 cases so far this year, and rapes have increased by more than 10 percent.

The number of homicides and shooting victims fell by 12.3 and 14.7 percent, respectively.

The city’s transportation system looks set to bear the brunt of rising crime, with about 1,865 reported so far in 2022, a 41.7 percent spike from last year.

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