The mother of three had been dating John Charlton, the man charged in her death this week, for approximately a month before she disappeared April 8.
Her friends, family, and neighbors had all reportedly heard about her budding relationship and several knew she was headed to a baseball game with him on the night she went missing.“In her case, the online dating piece is really almost irrelevant in what happened,” said Cindy Southworth, founder of the Safety Net Technology Project at the National Network to End Domestic Violence.
In 1966, The Supremes explained to us that you can't hurry love.
Sixteen years later Phil Collins concurred: "You just have to wait," he sang, additionally noting that love don't come easy.
I laugh like I understand their adventures, but I'm the inexperienced odd woman out, like the one who has yet to be kissed.
I'm sans an Internet dating profile because the whole process makes me nervous.
You can find a friend, or it might lead to disaster and even death.
Those words of wisdom still apply, and particularly so if you're one of those participating in the seemingly eternal worry-go-round of internet dating.
The adverts for such services, featuring blissfully happy couples pushing each other on swings, would have us believe otherwise.
“They could have met through mutual friends and she could have still ended up dead.”One of the most touted tips for vetting an online dating prospect is conducting some version of a background check, either Internet sleuthing to confirm basic details the person provides — such as their job, or running a criminal-background check.“You do need to do a fair amount of basic Internet legwork,” said Michael Kaiser, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance.
“Seeing if the facts add up, what people are telling you about themselves.”Had Ms. Charlton’s background, she would have discovered an arrest record that included convictions for felony theft and aggravated robbery over the last decade. Lyne was aware of her date’s criminal background, or if she had known about it if she would have avoided seeing him. Lyne seemed to be at ease with the relationship.“She didn’t see any red flags,” friend Nancy Sivitilli told Seattle TV station KOMO.
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