Just this April, a man in Winnipeg, Canada, was stabbed by two women and an 18-year-old boy after connecting on Tinder.All three assailants are currently facing charges of robbery, assault, and extortion.Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim’s family and loved ones, and we are fully cooperating with law enforcement in this investigation.” When reached for comment by Rolling Stone, Tinder declined to comment further at this time.According to a signed affidavit obtained by Rolling Stone, Loofe and Boswell communicated via Tinder roughly 140 times leading up to the night of Loofe’s disappearance.
Friends and family were immediately concerned when Loofe failed to show up for work at Menards – a Midwestern chain of home-improvement stores – her car still parked in the driveway of her home.
However, it took authorities almost eight months to gather enough evidence to officially charge Boswell and Trail.
The pair, who lived together in Wilber, Nebraska, about 40 miles southwest of Lincoln, fled the area once police tracked the last GPS coordinates of Loofe’s cell phone to a cellular tower near their apartment in Wilber, Nebraska.
Loofe’s friend Terra Gehrig was the last one to hear from her directly.
Gehrig told the Wichita Eagle that Loofe had “texted me and told me about the date she had [and] how great it went and she was excited to go on another date with her again Wednesday night.” When the case first broke last fall, news of the “Tinder murder” launched a burst of coverage regarding the safety of dating apps, and Tinder was quick to issue this statement: “We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy.