Bill Comeans was murdered 34 years ago when he was 14 -- and his Twitter account won't let you forget it.
His family created the account, @BillComeans, on Jan. 7 to bring attention back to the unsolved mystery in Ohio. His killer was never found.
One of Comeans' first tweets -- and dozens more afterward -- described his murder in the first person, as if he were still alive:
34 years ago today, I was murdered. I was 14 and had my entire life to live. My family is still looking for my killer.
— Bill Comeans (@BillComeans) January 7, 2014
Kathleen Comeans, Bill's little sister, turned to social media 34 years later, still hoping to find his killer, 10TV reports. She also created a YouTube tribute to her brother, but it wasn't enough -- Twitter was the next step.
"I miss him everyday," she told the station. "When I was growing up, I followed him around everywhere, I was his little shadow."
She was 9 years old when Bill Comeans' body was found a block away from their West Columbus home. He had been strangled with his own scarf. Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say there aren't any new leads in the case, but Kathleen wants to gain an emotional response from tweets like these:
Happy Birthday to me! My birthday is tomorrow, 01/11/1965. Birthday's attended 14. Birthday's missed 35.
Franklin County Sheriff did what they could, but with new technology, let's do more.
I had to listen to my mother's screams and my father's sobbing, at the hospital, when the pastor told them I was dead. Nothing I could do.
"I don't want him to be forgotten," Kathleen Comeans said. "Whoever murdered him is out there, so somebody knows something, and Bill's got a story to tell, and we'll use whatever means to tell it."