A man who took a woman bowling after meeting through an online dating site was fatally shot the next night when she returned with three other men and a gun, police said Tuesday. Adam Hilarie, 27, was shot in the head during a robbery that police say Hailey Bustos, 18, arranged within hours after visiting his home on their first date in the central Florida town of Auburndale. They went to his place after bowling Thursday night, and then he drove her home. Investigators believe she and three other assailants then met to discuss the robbery. She returned Friday night with Andre Warner, 26; Gary Gray, 31; and Joshua Ellington, 31, police said Tuesday after all four were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit murder, armed robbery and first-degree murder. The group knocked on his door until he opened, then forced their way in at gunpoint, police said.
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Adam Hilarie’s roommate found him dead Friday in their apartment on Sunset Avenue, launching an investigation into what happened. Detectives determined that Hilarie met a woman, later identified as Hailey Bustos, on an dating website, “Plenty of Fish. Investigators believe Bustos, 18, was just casing the place and plotted to go to Hilarie’s apartment with three men to rob him later in the evening.
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Auburndale Police Department. They went to his place after bowling Thursday night, and then he drove her home. Investigators believe she and three other assailants then met to discuss the robbery. She returned Friday night with Andre Warner, 26; Gary Gray, 31; and Joshua Ellington, 31, police said Tuesday after all four were arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit murder, armed robbery and first-degree murder.
The group knocked on his door until he opened, then forced their way in at gunpoint, police said. Bustos told police that Hilarie was forced to the kitchen floor and was “begging for his life, was not putting up any kind of fight and was telling them he had a five-year-old daughter,” the arrest affidavit says. Hillarie was shot in the head with a.
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Police: Florida man lured to his death through online dating service
To the hundreds of students who lined up outside the funeral home that April evening in , Brian Betts had been a beloved Washington, DC, middle school principal. A second father. An inspiration. They had met at a stoplight, O’Neil’s personality so boisterous it took him only a few seconds to make a lasting impression. Soon they bought a house together in the District, fixing it up in the evenings.
They were inseparable for almost a decade.
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He was an amateur boxer and mixed martial arts fighter, an excellent athlete, with a job interview planned just days after his death. Four suspects have since been arrested , including the woman Hilarie had just gone out with on a date, after meeting on the site Plenty of Fish. Police believe this may not have been the first robbery the female suspect set up in this way — and so the arrests potentially prevent more crimes and spare more victims.
And so does the fact that since his death, their community has come out in force, bringing well wishes, sympathy and love. At the football field of the local high school Hilarie attended, people have placed mementos along a fence, says Angel, The school told the family they will preserve that site for the time being, and more people can bring more things there if they wish. A moment of silence is planned for the first football game of the season.
Once, at work, he was in a truck crash and tended to others first despite his own injuries, Angel says. Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter. But both mother and son have made some peace with the violent crime.
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Exclusive figures for Sky News from UK police forces show that 2, offences were recorded between and In the same period, the number of sexual crimes reported rose from 14 to and violent attacks were up from 29 to After three dates she broke up but despite not revealing where she lived he managed to track her down. I was just scared that he was going to come to my house and eventually kill me.
Around seven million UK residents are currently registered on dating sites, and it’s estimated one in three relationships in the UK now starts online. Sky News found crimes involving two of the biggest apps, Tinder and Grindr, have been rising year on year.
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Andre Warner, the first of the four co-defendants to stand trial, is the only one facing the death penalty. His trial before Circuit Judge Jalal Harb is expected to continue for three weeks. BARTOW — Andre Warner is sitting before a jury now — on trial for first-degree murder and facing the death penalty — solely because a co-defendant in the case, Hailey Rose Bustos, told detectives Warner killed Adam Hilarie in a home-invasion robbery, a defense lawyer told jurors Tuesday. But Assistant State Attorney Kristie Ducharme told jurors that Bustos initially told detectives she had gone on a date with Hilarie, but he had dropped her off and that was all she knew.
It wasn’t until later that she reluctantly implicated her three friends — Warner, 29, Joshua Ellington, 29, and Gary Gray, 34, she said. Bustos, 21, had just turned 18 in August when she and Hilarie connected on the Plenty of Fish dating website, and they arranged to meet later that day. Bustos had created her profile on the website only days earlier after talking with a friend who had said she’d gotten money from men she’d met that way, Ducharme said.
A month earlier, Hilarie, 27, had broken up with his longtime girlfriend, with whom he shared a 5-year-old daughter, and he had posted his profile on the dating website, Ducharme said. During their date, Bustos and Hilarie and gone by his apartment, and after he had dropped her off, Bustos had told Warner, Ellington and Gray about the things in his apartment that they could take, she said.
About 3 a. Bustos told detectives Warner and Gray went inside, and upon returning to the car, they talked about having shot Hilarie.
Auburndale father, 27, shot and killed inside apartment; four suspects arrested
Police explain how it all started with an online dating site. Auburndale police say Adam Hilarie, 27, was shot and killed inside his apartment on Sunset Ave. Friday night. Police have arrested four individuals for their involvement in the homicide.
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The night before police found Adam Hilarie dead in his kitchen, the year-old Central Florida father went bowling with a woman he met through the online dating site PlentyOfFish, Auburndale police said Monday. They went back to his place, and she texted him later: I had a good time and would like to see you again. She saw him the next night, when on Friday she brought three men to rob Hilarie of TVs, an Xbox and an iPhone, and one of them shot him in the head, Deputy Chief Andy Ray said at a news conference.
Andre Warner, 26, Gary Gray, 31, and Joshua Ellington, 26, were also also arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery with a firearm and first-degree murder. Ray said he didn’t know how the robbery escalated. Social media photos show Hilarie suited up in boxing gloves and a robe. He posted multiple photos of his daughter on his Facebook page, calling her “Princess. This isn’t easy. Investigators got a break in the case after a witness reported seeing Hilarie with a young woman Thursday night, and Winter Haven police picked up Bustos in a separate burglary over the weekend.
After the robbery, the men began “celebrating what they had just done,” according to the report.
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The judge informed the court that there will be a week-long break and the punishment phase is scheduled to resume March 30 as Warner faces the death penalty. A Florida man was murdered after meeting a woman on a dating app, and now one of his alleged killers is finally going to trial. On Aug. As the three men robbed Hilarie, one allegedly shot him in the head. Andre Warner, 27, will go to trial first.
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After he dropped her off, Bustos allegedly conspired with three others. Detectives believe Bustos went on the online dating site and met Hilarie with the intent of setting him up for the robbery. I would never want anyone to be in the shoes I am in right now, or my family, or any of our close friends, anyone.
Cruz hopes others will take a warning from this. Deputy Chief Ray said this is a good reason to get to know someone before going out with them. You need to get to know them better so you can judge their character and also judge their intentions.
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