Beckman claims that sites like Match should offer warnings to their members about just how dangerous some of the people in their dating pool can be."They don't say one in five are part of an attempted murder or one in five are killed," Beckman said.

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Beckman is now suing for $10 million, citing negligence, negligent misrepresentation, deceptive trade, failure to warn and negligent infliction of emotional distress.

(MORE: Major Online Dating Sites to Start Background Checks on Users) In her official complaint, Beckman claimed that the site led her to believe that she’d end up in a “stable and loving relationship with another member” and didn’t properly warn her about the dangers of meeting “an individual whose intentions are not to find a mate, but to find victims to kill or rape.” However, Beckman has not sued Ridley, who died in prison last year while serving a sentence of up to 70 years for the crime.

Like Beckman, Simerson was stabbed repeatedly with a butcher’s knife, as well as a machete, at her home.

Police in Arizona believe that Ridley used a knife to rob a pharmacy of painkillers shortly before he killed Simerson, the Las Vegas Review Journal reported.

"It's easy to just skim through the app like Tinder, if you have five minutes to spare it's easy to just swipe through," said Mc Intyre.

But to stay safe, Mc Intyre said she takes several safety precautions before meeting someone.

Karen said the situation with the Seattle mother is tragic, but said it doesn't change her views of online dating, as people should always be cautious dating anyone they meet anywhere.

"I don't think the medium of where you meet them is really the focus here, but just meeting anyone for the first time you should take some precautions," she said.

Here’s the story of a date that’s probably not going to make it into one of Match.com’s television ads.