Florida authorities have let the imagined voice of an 8 year old girl that went missing on Memorial Day Weekend in 1984 to take over the Palm Beach County Sheriff ‘ s Department Twitter account.
Through a series of tweets with the hashtag #Justice4Luna, they led a social media campaign of the tweets, “HELP!!!” and, “Why are you taking me? Why are you doing this? Nothing will ever be the same after this.” The Washington Post calls it “a nasty unorthodox campaign has again become the girl of his story—by the resurrection of the girl.” And while many seem to agree that the tweets are to disrupt, the social media response has been largely positive, with people thanking for the department tries to revive interest in the 33-year-old case.
The last time anyone saw her, Marjorie “Christy” Luna had slipped out of her house in a turquoise bathing suit and ran to Belk’s General Store to buy cat food, while her mother napped, reports the New York Daily News.
The Post reports that the authorities suspect that a Victor Wonyetye is responsible. He was at a party in her neighborhood on the day she went missing and soon moved to New Hampshire, where an 8-year-old girl went missing while walking to school.
He died in 2012 after his release from prison for indecent exposure and burglary, and the prisoners claim that he admitted to killing both girls. The canadian government used a similar social media campaign in the hope of finding a girl that went missing in 1986, and say that it brings the information that the “absolute worth.” (This cold case has many twists and turns.)
This article originally appeared on Newser: Girl Missing for 33 Years Tweets via Sheriff Account