‘He’s my soulmat,e, the words of 31-year-old Jacqueline Ades after just one date with a man she met on an online dating website. After becoming infatuated with him after one date, she sent him over 65,000 messages over the course of a year, some of which were racially motivated and threatened him with murder.
Jacqueline Ades is a 31-year-old woman from Phoenix, Arizona in the United States. She was arrested on charges of threatening, intimidating, stalking and harassment after she turned up at the victim’s offices claiming to be his wife. In an interview recorded in jail, she claimed that she ‘felt like she met her soulmate.’ She also went on to say:
I thought we would just do what everybody else did and we would get married and everything would be fine.
But Jacqueline’s messages got more sinister as time went on. One of the messages that she sent, she referred to herself as the ‘new Hitler’ and praised the mass murder of the holocaust as ‘genius.’ Ades was eventually confronted by police as she visited the victim's house. Alerted by the victim who remotely checked his surveillance system at his house, the 31-year-old woman was seen taking a bath in the victim’s bathroom. After the altercation with police she sent more abusive messages:
Oh what would I do w ur blood! Id wanna bathe in it’.
The last straw was when Ades turned up to the victim’s business claiming to be his wife. The police were subsequently called and she was arrested. During a TV interview in prison, she was asked ‘Are you crazy?’ to which he replied: ‘No. I am the person that discovered love.’