A Florida spa owner who had been searching for love online was allegedly beaten to death by the man she hoped was her Mr. The couple had met on a dating site a few months ago and quickly rushed into wedding plans. I should have seen that it was weird, that it was too fast. I just wish I would have noticed something. Odum allegedly attacked Edge on Thursday morning with a baseball bat he purchased a few days earlier at Walmart. Authorities say Odum initially told detectives that when he returned home on Friday to check on Edge, he discovered that she was dead. He later allegedly admitted to the fatal beating. Odum has been charged with first-degree murder. He said she wanted love.
A Kansas woman was attacked and held hostage for nearly a week after a date with a man she met on Tinder turned violent, officials said. Shane Allen, 30, is accused of picking up the year-old University of Kansas student from her sorority house about p. April 12 and bringing her to his Lawrence home, according to court documents obtained by the Lawrence Journal-World.
The pair had met on the popular dating app and had spent one night together prior to their second encounter, the arrest affidavit said.
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A Chicago man who thought he was meeting a Plenty Of Fish date instead found himself beaten with a metal pipe, stripped to his underwear and robbed with a BB gun inside a South Side apartment building, authorities said. Gentry, 19, of the block of South Kingston Avenue. The victim had set up a meeting through online dating site Plenty Of Fish—pof. When he approached the building where they agreed to meet, prosecutors said, he saw a woman who he thought resembled his date’s online profile and followed her into the building in the block of East 79th Street.
The three men, one of whom prosecutors say was Gentry, allegedly removed the victim’s clothing, took his wallet and cellphone and tied him up. Two men left, leaving Gentry alone with the victim, who prosecutors say got free of his ties and began to fight with Gentry. The two ended up fighting outside the building, where someone noticed and called the police, prosecutors said.
The two other alleged offenders are unknown, as is the woman whom the victim followed into the building. Want more?
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Read Next:. On Aug. According to police, the pair had “consensual sex” before the suspect brandished a gun and took the victim’s cash. The suspect then fled the scene. The victim reported pain in her hip, but refused medical treatment. On August 24 at p. Two male suspects, , brandished a gun at the victim and took his cellphone and wallet before fleeing the scene. The victim was not injured in the incident, and no arrests have been made. Two men, 34 and 35, were assaulted by two unknown male suspects at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and Vallejo Street in North Beach on Aug.
After two suspects “jumped the victims,” one of them lost consciousness, according to police.
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A teenager who arranged to meet up with a pair of women he connected with on a dating app was beaten, mugged and carjacked when he got to the date. Mid City police are on the lookout for six suspects, four men and two women. Investigators say they used the dating app to lure the unsuspecting teenager. Police say the victim met the women at a baseball field then walked a few blocks to where the four men attacked him. Luckily, in the middle of the night, Jimenez, a complete stranger, answered the door.
He was in shock. Pretty sure just full of adrenaline. The young man told Jimenez he was hit in the head and knocked to the ground. The thieves stole his car keys then took off with his pickup truck which had his wallet and phone inside, and his dates were swept away, too. He said the victim told him the truck belonged to his dad. SDPD recommends a number of safe online dating tips, including letting a family member or friend know about your plans and to consider meeting in the daytime.
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While on holiday in Spain, a Perth woman swiped right on a handsome guy. They had a lovely dinner — and then he snapped. Online dating is widespread now, but it isn’t always safe.
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JSO: Man beaten and robbed after meeting up with woman he messaged on online dating website Plenty of Fish. Jacksonville, FL — A local man who thought he was showing up for a date, was instead beaten and robbed. The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office has made three arrests in connection to an armed robbery, tied to the online dating website Plenty of Fish. According to their arrest reports, three suspects, Kristen Freese, 19, Elizabeth Rittenhouse, 20, and Darell Mathis, 24, were all in some way connected to an armed robbery that took place inside a home on Haverford Road on Jacksonville’s Northside, earlier this week.
JSO says the victim, a man, showed up to the home to meet up with a woman he had been messaging with on Plenty of Fish. Once inside, three men slammed him to the floor and started beating him. One of the men who had a gun, allegedly demanded the victim to empty his pockets and strip off his clothes. The report says the men continued to beat the victim, as they took his wallet and iPhone. After locking him in a closet for several minutes, the men eventually kicked him out of the home, allegedly threatening to kill him if he called police.
The report says the victim drove down the road where another person called police for him.
Finding your information. Hey there, time traveller! Winnipeg police are offering dating advice after a man was attacked, robbed and kidnapped during what was supposed to be a date set up online. It’s the fourth recent example of men being lured into dangerous situations by the promise of romance on internet dating sites. Tammy Skrabek said on Thursday. A man told officers that on Dec.
David Tuson, 36, had not been long out of prison when he met the woman through the dating website. He admitted false imprisonment, assault.
As the popularity of dating apps continues to rise, the stigma surrounding them has declined dramatically—so much so that dating apps are being used for more than just the traditional date. Solo travelers are swiping left and right to connect with like-minded adventurers or in-the-know locals who can show them a good time off the beaten path in their hometown. The best dating apps for travelers are like having your very own tour guide who knows where all the hip bars, hot spots, and must-see tourist attractions are.
For those who wish to keep things platonic and avoid romantic expectations, just be straightforward and honest from the beginning about your intentions. The same safety rules that you follow at home apply overseas. You can download the app and start connecting with people at your final destination. The app allows you to chat with fellow adventurers in the same place as you or befriend some of the locals who can show you around their hometown and host a unique tour.
The digital matchmaking app lets you make friends or find dates ahead of time by connecting you with other travelers or locals before your trip. Simply download the app and start finding others who will be there too.
Sherwood was struck from behind in the head with a baseball bat as she walked to her car at the mall around noon. The suspect took her purse and fled, Fairfield police said. Fairfield fire and medical personnel were inside the mall in response to a different call at the time of the attack on Sherwood, and their ambulances with their emergency lights on were just yards away from where Sherwood was attacked, Lt.
Rob Lenke said.
A man is hospitalized and robbed after attempting to meet a woman he met on an online dating app.
PringleJosh Contact. Gatineau Police have charged Collin David Robinson of Brockville with forcible confinement, assault and uttering threats after an online dating site encounter. Photo courtesy: Gatineau Police Service. OTTAWA — Gatineau Police have charged a year-old Brockville man with assault with a weapon, forcible confinement and uttering threats following an encounter with a Hull woman he met on an online dating site.
And police say investigators are concerned there may be other victims after the suspect was active on the sites “Plenty of Fish” and “Meet Me. The suspect was arrested on July 10 following a complaint from the victim about an encounter with a man she met on “Plenty of Fish” last month. The suspect and the victim spent three days together at the woman’s house in the Hull sector in late June, “during which time he forcibly confined her out of jealousy after finding out that she had contacted a former boyfriend through Facebook,” Gatineau Police said in a news release.
The victim was taken to hospital, where she was treated for fractured ribs, bruises and lacerations. Police say Collin David Robinson was arrested at his home in Brockville. He faces charges of mischief, assault with a weapon, forcible confinement, aggravated assault causing harm and uttering threats. Police say the suspect told the victim his name was David Davidson, and he has a Facebook profile with that name.