It didn't seem like it would have been the first time," Ray said.
Hilarie was an Auburndale native and an aspiring boxer.
Crimes due to online dating
Here are five facts about online dating: Online dating has lost much of its stigma, and a majority of Americans now say online dating is a good way to meet people.
When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.
AUBURNDALE (FOX 13) - Police charged four people with murder after one of them allegedly lured a 27-year-old man on a dating website before robbing and killing him.
Adam Hilarie's roommate found him dead Friday in their apartment on Sunset Avenue, launching an investigation into what happened.
Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.
The three men were identified as Andre Warner, 26; Gary Gray, 31, and Joshua Ellington, 26.
Police believe there's a possibility that Bustos has been involved in similar crimes linked to online dating websites."It's her comfort with the way this went.
"Once she got home, they talked together, they worked out the details, and then they went back and committed the robbery."Ray said the robbery ended with Hilarie being fatally shot.
The suspects stole multiple items, including electronics, from his apartment.
But it still means that one-third of online daters have not yet met up in real life with someone they initially found on an online dating site.