Family of murdered teen uses Twitter to get case re-opened

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tweetCOLUMBUS, OH – On January 7, 1980 Bill Comeans was murdered in Ohio. The killer, never found. But that hasn’t stopped Bill from creating a Twitter account and sending messages from beyond the grave.

January’s 7 tweet:

The tweet seems creepy, but it’s not entirely a message from the afterlife. The Twitter account was actually made by Bill’s younger sister, Kathleen. She’s sending out the tweets as if she were Bill, re-counting the memories of what happened.

Another tweet read:

“I didn’t want to die in the freezing cold night, laying face down in a snowy ditch. I wanted to be home, where it was warm, with my family.”

Certainly some moving stuff. The family is hoping social media will help spread the word and get Bill’s murder case re-opened. However, the Franklin County Sheriff’s office says there aren’t any new leads in the case. Still, they hope new technology can shed some light on what happened to Bill. That way the family can finally get some closure and Bill can finally rest in peace.

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