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Teen dies on date with sex offender he met on Instagram

Tre'Von Howard told his mom that he was going out with a woman named Chanel who he had met on Instagram. But "Chanel" was really Quinton Lonnel Harris, a registered sex offender.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – “Nobody should have to go through this. Nobody,” Tanikia McCants said as she shook her head and wiped away tears.

It has been seven months since her 19-year-old son Tre’Von died while on a date with someone he had met on Instagram.

McCants believes her son would still be alive today if the teen would have known more about the person he was going out with that night, and now she is warning others of the potential dangers of social media.

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