John Charlton's parents said their son is "known to hold grudges for several years"

April 14, 2016 12:50 PM

The parents of the suspect in the death and dismemberment of a Seattle-area mom said in petition for a restraining order against him that he had abused crack cocaine and alcohol.

John Robert Charlton, 37, was named by parents Ray and JoAnn in the complaint, a copy of which was obtained by PEOPLE.

“[Charlton] has been known to hold grudges for several years and exposes frustrations when under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” the pair wrote in the request for the restraining order.

“These frustrations he displays can be very intimidating and cause fear of violence,” they wrote.

John Robert Charlton
Montana DOC Photo

Charlton faces charges of first-degree murder and theft in connection with the death of 40-year-old Ingrid Lyne, a mom of three whose dismembered remains were found in a recycle bin Saturday just hours after she was reported missing.

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Charlton told police that he and Lyne had been dating for about a month after meeting online, charging documents allege. He said the two went to a Mariners game on Friday night and eventually went back to her home, according to the documents.

“He could not remember much of the evening. He ‘thinks’ he and Lyne had sex,” the documents state. “Lyne drove him back to Seattle (he ‘thinks’); he fell asleep on the sidewalk,” the charging documents state.

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A woman described in the documents as Charlton’s ex-girlfriend told investigators that Charlton spent Saturday and Sunday night with her.

Ingrid Lyne with a friend
Courtesy Crissa Franceschina

“He was supposed to come to her house on Saturday morning to help with yard work but texted her saying that ‘something had come up,” the woman told authorities of the day Lyne was reported missing, according to the charging documents.

She allegedly said Charlton showed up later Saturday morning with an injured lip, claiming he had been robbed in Seattle and that the culprits “took his money.” She noticed, however, that Charlton still had his wallet.

Court records show that Charlton has convictions in several states for aggravated robbery, theft, grand theft of a motor vehicle, assault and third-degree larceny.

He is expected to appear in court for the charges related to Lyne’s death on April 27th, according to the King County Prosecutor’s Office.

PEOPLE’s calls to Charlton’s lawyer, Gordon Hill, have not been returned as of press time.

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