Detectives determined that Hilarie met a woman, later identified as Hailey Bustos, on an dating website, "Plenty of Fish." After going on a date with Bustos, police said the two briefly went back to Hilarie's apartment.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."Given the way it worked out, it seemed like that's what she was intending to do," said Auburndale Deputy Chief Andy Ray.Police say Bustos was paid to go on the dating site with the intent to set the man up for a robbery — but it ultimately ended in his death."Once she got home, they talked together; they worked out the details and then went back and committed the murder," Auburndale Police Deputy Chief Andy Ray said."I think the plan was that he get robbed and that they take his stuff."Bustos, 18, of Auburndale; Andre Warner, 26, of Auburndale; Gary Terrell Gray, 31, of Lakeland; and Joshua Ellington, 26, of Lake Alfred, were arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit robbery, robbery with a firearm/deadly weapon and first-degree murder.“It’s disturbing,” her father, Drew Kesse, said in a phone interview.“Whoever cut and pasted it obviously had to go on her site to get it. How someone can do that — it’s horrible.” The Web site dedicated to Jennifer's case is The photo of a Florida woman who has been missing for a year-and-a-half has turned up on Internet dating sites for lesbians and senior citizens.A picture of Jennifer Kesse, who disappeared in Orlando when she was 24, has been posted with the profile of lindaneedslove on Senior People and with that of chickcheckinaz on
Federal investigators say they have searched all of Mateen’s electronic devices, including his laptop and cell phone, and found no evidence that Mateen downloaded gay-dating apps and or tried to solicit men.
Kesse, 50, said he and his wife, Joyce — who live in Bradenton, Fla.
— are in the process of trying to copyright Jennifer’s image so they’ll at least be able to file a lawsuit against anyone who uses it without permission. 24, she never made it to work at Westgate Resorts, where she manages the financial department that oversees timeshares.
Investigators verified cell-phone tower data and searched for gay porn, texts, and photographs that would hint at a hidden affair, reports the Los Angeles Times.
Investigators also scoured the phones of those who’ve said Mateen messaged them on apps like Grindr and Jack’d, but discovered no has said that they believe those individuals — especially those that recognized Mateen from dating sites — might be confusing the Orlando gunman with someone else, though investigators didn’t say whether Mateen may have previously visited Pulse, as other club regulars have alleged.