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Renton mom still missing; unidentified remains found in Seattle trash can

UPDATE:  4/12/16 -John Robert Charlton, 37, was arrested in connection with Ingrid’s disapperance and booked into King County Jail for investigation of homicide. Ingrid’s friends said that Ingrid met John a couple of months ago online, and were the first to post photos of him.


The Seattle Times reported “Charlton has a lengthy criminal history, including convictions for misdemeanor assault in 1997 and misdemeanor battery in Idaho in 2009. Q13 Fox reported that Charlton was also arrested for theft in Montana in 2009.”

Police also found Ingrid’s car  in downtown Seattle.

The remains found in a man’s trashcan have been confirmed as belonging to Ingrid.  She leaves behind her three beautiful daughters.  A Go Fund me account has been set up.

Original story:  The Seattle police are searching for a woman that never returned home from a date on Friday night. Ingrid Lyne, 40,  from Renton, Wash who works as a nurse at Swedish hospital was last seen on Friday when she went to get her mail. She had plans to go to a Mariner game with someone she met online.

On Saturday morning she did not arrive to pick up her three children.

Her date was contacted and he stated that he did not know where Ingrid was according to social media.  Social media also named her date as John Charlton.

On Saturday on the 1600 block of 21st Avenue and Pine Street three adult body parts were found inside a recycle bin, reports SPD One foot was said to have fingernail polish on it, reports A man went to get his trash cans and noticed they seemed heavy, so when he opened the top he found two white trash bags with orange ties, which he did not put in there.  When he looked inside he discovered the remains and called the police.

Lyne’s purse and cell phone were found inside her home but her car is missing and the police are asking the public to keep an eyes out for a gray 2015 Toyota Highlander with Washington plates AUW3230.
Car similar to Ingrid’s


0 thoughts on “Renton mom still missing; unidentified remains found in Seattle trash can

  1. Interesting last name “Charlton” sounds like charlatan, to me. And a Facebook that does not have much “there” there. I wonder who he might turn out to be.

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