One month after she
graduated from South Amboy High School, Lynn McDermott
gave birth to Robert Zarinsky's son, Bobby.
Lynn McDermott and Robert
Zarinsky married six months after the birth of their son, and she
learned she had no standing in a house controlled by Zarinsky and
his mother, Veronica.
Lynn Zarinsky: No matter
where she went, the prisoner seemed to know how to find her
With Robert Zarinsky in
prison since 1975 and his father dead since 1978, the family house
Bower Street in Linden was left to women and pets. Zarinsky's wife
Lynn rarely went out at first.
Veronica Zarinsky kept an
eye on her daughter-in-law, Lynn. They had few visitors. Meanwhile,
Robert phoned constantly, then resorted to letters.
Sgt. Sam Guzzi was
determined to prove Robert Zarinsky was Rosemary Calandriello's
killer. However, attempts to lock up Zarinsky in the meantime fell
short, as a story in the March 10, 1970, edition of the Red Bank
Daily Register documented. Zarinsky was a "nucleus of many evils,"
the judge said, but the state had failed to establish that he was
looking to kidnap young girls.
Judith Sapsa takes the
witness stand against her brother, Robert Zarinsky, in his 2001
trial for a killing in 1958.
Judith Zarinsky Sapsa's
confession that she raided her imprisoned brother's trust fund
U.S. Postal Inspector Joseph Jakubiec to the Zarinsky home in Linden
Judith Sapsa's claimed
that Teddy Schiffer (above) and her brother, Robert Zarinsky,
were involved in the 1958 slaying of a Rahway police officer.
Evidence in Teddy
Evidence in Teddy
Teddy Schiffer shows the
scar from the wound he sustained the night Rahway police
officer Charles Bernoskie was killed.
Charles Bernoskie's wife
Bette and children Charles, Elizabeth and Robert sit in court.
Robert Zarinsky has
written to retired Atlantic Highlands Police Chief Sam Guzzi from