Dangers of internet dating sites
It's unclear whether she knew about his criminal history of misdemeanor violence, but even if she did, it would not be reasonable to think that would be a tip-off that he's a depraved killer.” "For example, it's not uncommon for a man who has a history of violence with other men in bar brawls or other disputes to be completely appalled at the idea of striking a woman," she added.
“I think [the suspect's] capacity for depraved homicide would have been nearly impossible for anyone to detect without having done a complete psychological testing profile; even then, there would be no guarantees," Carmichael said.
For both men and women, online dating can turn out to be quite dangerous, if not very, depending on where in the world you are when you actually decide to take it to the real world.
Lyne disappeared last Friday after leaving to meet a date, who police identified as John Robert Charlton, 37.
Her ex-husband reported her missing on Saturday — and a dismembered body, including a severed head and foot tentatively identified as Lyne's, were discovered Monday in a recycling bin in Seattle’s Central District.
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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.