Jealousy-fueled “Tinder Killer” Sentenced to 71 Years in Brutal Love Triangle Murder Plot

PLACER COUNTY, Calif. – Damon Allen Benson, known as the “Tinder killer” in local media, has been sentenced to 71 years in prison in Placer County after being found guilty of murder, aggravated mayhem, torture, felony criminal threats, and false imprisonment by violence. The case, described by authorities as a “horrific love triangle murder plot,” unfolded in the summer of 2021 on the outskirts of Sacramento. Benson met a 29-year-old woman on the dating app …

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