Police said Jessica Wells was a “catfish,” or online fiction created to lure Diondre Shanklin, 24, of Cahokia. He was shot and his body was left in a vacant lot. Police said they believe his girlfriend’s former boyfriend, Christopher Nettles, 23, of Belleville, murdered Shanklin to remove a romantic rival.
Police said Jessica Wells was a “catfish,” or online fiction created to lure Diondre Shanklin, 24, of Cahokia. He was shot and his body was left in a vacant lot. Police said they believe his girlfriend’s former boyfriend, Christopher Nettles, 23, of Belleville, murdered Shanklin to remove a romantic rival. Facebook
Police said Jessica Wells was a “catfish,” or online fiction created to lure Diondre Shanklin, 24, of Cahokia. He was shot and his body was left in a vacant lot. Police said they believe his girlfriend’s former boyfriend, Christopher Nettles, 23, of Belleville, murdered Shanklin to remove a romantic rival. Facebook

Online sexual fantasy ends with his death in a vacant lot

August 28, 2017 7:00 PM