Unlike singles in the '70s, who cruised bars and discos and risked looking for love in all the wrong places, tens of millions of singles each day join and log on to online dating sites with the belief that their efforts to find love and companionship are safe and secure.But the apparent murder and dismemberment of Ingrid Lyne, a 40-year-old Seattle-area mother of three, has sent shockwaves throughout the cyber-romance world, with many begging the question: Is anyone safe?Call in live Thursdays at 5 PM Pacific at 512-518-5714, leave a voicemail at 512-766-LOVE, or email your question! The requested URL /index.php/was not found on this server.Lyne, but they are awaiting official confirmation from the Medical Examiner’s Office.Police have now arrested their only suspect in this case, 37-year-old John Robert Charlton, for the murder of Ingrid Lyne.
Restaurant employees tell FOX 2 they didn’t notice anything out of the ordinary when the two were having dinner. Louis County Police Officer Shawn Mc Guire says the suspect started acting in a way that quickly made the woman nervous: “The suspect went to his car first. He opened the back of his truck, and showed a bunch of guns in the car.” She stated that she felt uncomfortable, and was heading home.After going on a date on Friday night with a man she met online, the reported, she never returned home.Her former husband reported her missing on Saturday morning.The internet and social media are super easy to access and are supposed to make it easier for us to balance and manage our lives—and to meet others.Yet the easy access gives users a false sense of comfort. For Ingrid Lyne, a single mom of three girls ranging in age from about 8- to 12-years-old, and a nurse at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, that point was made strikingly clear.Now, Burns is charged with five counts of unlawful firearm possession, sexual misconduct and assault.