Police say Bustos was paid to go on the dating site with the intent to set the man up for a robbery — but it ultimately ended in his death."Once she got home, they talked together; they worked out the details and then went back and committed the murder," Auburndale Police Deputy Chief Andy Ray said."I think the plan was that he get robbed and that they take his stuff."Bustos, 18, of Auburndale; Andre Warner, 26, of Auburndale; Gary Terrell Gray, 31, of Lakeland; and Joshua Ellington, 26, of Lake Alfred, were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery with a firearm/deadly weapon and first-degree murder.It didn't seem like it would have been the first time," Ray said.
AUBURNDALE (FOX 13) - Police charged four people with murder after one of them allegedly lured a 27-year-old man on a dating website before robbing and killing him.
Adam Hilarie's roommate found him dead Friday in their apartment on Sunset Avenue, launching an investigation into what happened.
Jennifer Kesse was last heard from the night of Jan. Family and friends searched the area around her home and a nearby mall.
Her car, a 2004 black four-door Chevrolet Malibu, was found abandoned about one mile from her home at Texas & Americana. The investigator in charge of her case said there’s not much action that can be taken against those who have stolen Jennifer’s image to use with their profiles on dating Web sites.
Mateen told 911 and crisis negotiators during the hostage standoff that he carried out his attack in the name of the and saying they’re absolutely positive the man they’re talking about is the same one who shot up Pulse.
Kevin West, who gave police his cell phone and app information, was a Pulse regular who said he messaged with Mateen for more than a year on a gay dating site.
He was suspended a total of 48 days before graduating high school.
One woman is coming forward, telling CBS News correspondent David Begnaud that Mateen stalked her after meeting her at a courthouse."He came right in front of me, and he looked at me, and he said, 'You're gonna be mine. "And I said, 'No, get out of my face.'"The woman said that she doesn't think the Orlando attack was just about terrorism."He got rejected," she said.
Detectives determined that Hilarie met a woman, later identified as Hailey Bustos, on an dating website, "Plenty of Fish." After going on a date with Bustos, police said the two briefly went back to Hilarie's apartment.