Police Twitter account gives voice to girl murdered 45 years ago


California police used Twitter over the weekend to tell the story of a girl who was murdered 45 years ago, in hopes of gaining new information that might help them solve the case.

“Hi. I’m Linda O’Keefe (or Linda ANN O’Keefe, if I’m in trouble with my mom). Forty-five years ago today, I disappeared from Newport Beach. I was murdered and my body was found in the Back Bay. My killer was never found. Today, I’m going to tell you my story.” #LindasStorypic.twitter.com/G25n2IppZb

— Newport Beach Police (@NewportBeachPD) July 6, 2018

“But now, 45 yrs later, I have a voice again. And I have something important to say. There is a new lead in my case: a face. A face that comes from DNA that the killer left behind. It’s technology that didn’t exist back in 1973, but it might change everything today.” #LindasStorypic.twitter.com/GsZClKFwPj

— Newport Beach Police (@NewportBeachPD) July 7, 2018

“Usually, I ride my bike to school. The ride home is easy, because it’s almost all downhill. But today, I got a ride to school, so no bike. I’m going to call my mom and see if she’ll pick me up, so I don’t have to walk home.” #LindasStorypic.twitter.com/xAouON1DrC

— Newport Beach Police (@NewportBeachPD) July 6, 2018

Didn’t expect a 45 year old story to be so riveting and so emotional. Important work by @NewportBeachPD

— Ruth K. (@Kobyusa) July 7, 2018

Great job Newport Beach PD for taking a different approach to solve a case! I hope your Dedication pays back

— IsabellaSammy (@SammitoJr) July 8, 2018

Thank you so much! We are hoping that someone recognizes that face. All it takes is one good lead…

— Newport Beach Police (@NewportBeachPD) …

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