Police have released multiple images of the man in an effort to identify him.Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-4300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).Police say Mr Omokoh told them he discovered the body and it is too early to say whether she was murdered.WA's Fraud Squad say Ms Jacobs' children tried to talk her out of making the trip and warned her it would be a scam.
Deputies were combing the property around the home and stumbled upon what is described as a female body about 30 feet from the road. While authorities have not ID'd the body as that belonging to Leigh Swanson, her family was present at the news conference.A great diversity of online dating services currently exists.Some have a broad membership base of diverse users looking for many different types of relationships.Her son, who wants to be identified only as Mr Jacobs, believes his mother was murdered."We didn't want her to go, we tried to stop her but she pushed us away and said we didn't know what we were talking about," he said."We didn't understand he was a true friend and not one of those scams, and she really believed that she had someone that really loved her."Ms Jacobs' husband died in 2002 and her next partner died in 2009.Her son says the family is devastated as his mother was a strong woman and they believe she was taken in."After losing dad, mum was feeling very lonely so she went online and went to one of the dating sites and this young man contacted her and started to chat to her," he said."Mum, not realising what she was getting herself into, started talking to this guy."This was about four years ago, and in that period of time they'd been chatting quite regularly, then she decided to travel to South Africa to meet him."A joint operation between WA Police and Consumer Protection tracks large amounts of money being sent from WA to West African countries.Her money, credit cards, laptop computer and jewellery were missing.