Love triangles are great on TV but in real life they often result in some seriously unfavorable results. Take for instance, Torrie Lynn Emery, 23, and Alesha Abernathy, 21, the two women fought over the same man via Facebook until a high-speed chase ended in murder.
High Speed Murder Stemmed From Facebook Feud:
Love triangles are great on TV but in real life they often result in some seriously unfavorable results. Take for instance, Torrie Lynn Emery, 23, and Alesha Abernathy, 21, the two women fought over the same man via facebook until a high speed chase ended in murder. According to reports Torrie ran into Alesha at a McDonalds and was so worked up, she followed her car and aggressively rammed her vehicle until Alesha's was killed. As if the incident couldn't be any more shocking, Torrie did all of this while her 3-year old was in the back seat. Oh and the man they were both lusting after was actually in prison.
Teen Kills Dad After Being Banned From Using MySpace:
When 15-year-old Hughstan Schlicker began posting his suicidal thoughts on MySpace, his parents decided that it would be best if his internet privileges were taken away. Yet what they didn't know was that their son would literally kill to share his thoughts with the world. Schlicker stayed home from school during his MySpace punishment and waited for his dad to return home from work. Though he claims his initial plan was to take his own life, he shot his father as he walked through the door.
MySpace Photos Prompt Murder:
When teenagers Rachel Wade and Sarah Ludemann discovered they were dating the same man, they did as most women do. Instead of dumping the ladies' man, they engaged in a bitter MySpace battle with one another. Rachel was not too happy that Sarah was posting romantic pics of herself and their shared lover. According to reports: this prompted her to leave vicious voicemails for Sarah:
Please tell me Sarah why you would be a dumb-a-- c--t and put a brand new picture of you and Josh at the beach on your MySpace. Seriously, I told you to watch your f-cking back and not to f*cking chill with him. I'm guaranteeing you that I'm going to f-cking murder you, I'm letting you know that now.
Rachel wasn't lying. When Sara, who has been taunting her at work, ran after her one evening, she pulled out a kitchen knife and stabbed her in the heart. She was killed instantly.
Man Lures Woman to Her Death Via Facebook:
Sarah Elston, 22, showed up at her ex-boyfriend's home after he sent her a facebook message asking her to do so. Yet there would be no happy ending to their failed romance. After police were called to what neighbors thought was a domestic disturbance and found Sarah's mutilated body. Apparently, her ex lured her to her own murder.
Job Interview Ends in Bloodshed:
When Nona Belomesoff was seeking a job working with animals, she used Facebook as a networking resource. The 18-year was friended by a man on facebook, who promised her a job. She met the man in an isolated area and was eventually discovered in a creek dead. It was later discovered that her killer, 20-year old Christopher James Dannevig, created a fake profile in which he claimed to work for an animal welfare group. According to CBS News, the detective on the case, Russell Oxford, blamed social media saying:
It's an area where predators and perverts and other people just get onto. You just don't know who you could be talking to.