Dating site crime
Walter Anthony Townsend, 36, of 637 Bethel Church Road in Laurens, was arrested Thursday and charged with blackmail or extortion and third-degree criminal domestic violence. 3 where a woman said a man she met on Plentyof was blackmailing her and would not leave her residence, according to a police report.The woman said she had been dating the man for about 4 1/2 weeks, the report said, when she noticed items were missing from her residence.“I see the feet go up in the air and the person drop on their back,” he said.“I saw the guy go over, like he’s trying to kick [Lee-Herman’s] foot — to like make sure [she’s] dead.” [Photo: Facebook] Crime Time is your destination for breaking crime news, original reporting, and information about Oxygen's programming.Sign up for our Crime Time Newsletter and subscribe to our Martinis & Murder podcast!One suspect was described as a 5-foot-5 tall black woman with a medium build.She was last seen wearing a pink shirt, black bonnet and pink shorts.
The woman believed Mercier was the one that took the photo, sometime between Oct. Mercier said that upon seeing her account, he believed she was "engaging in prostitution," according to court documents, and became angry.
Another suspect was described as a 6-foot tall bearded black man dressed in a black short-sleeve shirt and black pants.
The third suspect is a black man who was last seen wearing black pants and no shirt.
He allegedly shot her in the stomach, according to New York Daily News. “It was a very difficult morning for the kids, several of them including me, were out here when it happened,” School Head, George Davison told CBS2. “He would be calling her all the time, and she said, ‘you have to stop calling me,” she said.
Colbert Watson, 48, a security guard who worked nearby saw the aftermath of the shooting.
Two of the suspects were armed with a gun, but the victim was able to escape the 1 a.m. Authorities were called to the Marathon gas station at 3712 Buena Vista Road around a.m. The victim told officials he met with a woman from Plenty of Fish, a dating website where she gave the username “TRAPGIRL.” She gave him an address at Willow Creek Apartments that she identified as her home, according to a police report.