Updated: May 30, 2022
Technology facilitated sexual violence or TFSV, is a term that was created to describe digitally-focused harassment that can include sexual harassment, gender, and sexuality-based harassment, cyberstalking, image-based sexual exploitation, revenge porn, sexual abuse, and violence. And unfortunately, the violence doesn't always stop there. More and more we are seeing cases of murder facilitated through dating apps. Today, Emily will share two cases, both tragedies that occurred when two people made a connection on the popular dating site Plenty Of Fish. These are the murders of Ingrid Lyne and Christine Wood.
Ingrid Lyne and her children
Ingrid and John on their date to the Mariner's game, photos courtesy of HLN
Ingrid's car, the recycling bin where Ingrid was found, recycling center where Ingrid was found
Ingrid’s Lynes family has set up a GoFundMe fundraiser in the hopes of raising money for her three daughters.
Brett's basement after Luminol spray
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