37 Years After Her Brother Was Murdered, A Journalist Used Facebook To Track Down The Killer

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It’s fall in Oxfordshire, England, and Penny Farmer has been out walking in the idyllic local countryside. On her return, she sits down at her computer and enters a name that has haunted her for almost 40 years. And incredibly, a result pops up for Silas Boston – the person she holds responsible for her brother’s untimely death.

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Chris Farmer and Peta Frampton, who had been a couple since a young age, decided to take the trip of a lifetime. Peta, 24, was beginning a legal career, while Chris, 25, had just qualified to become a doctor. And to celebrate their achievements, they planned to travel around the world.

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Late in 1977 Chris and Peta flew thousands of miles across the world to Australia. From there, they explored islands in the Pacific before making their way to Los Angeles, California. Next, they ventured southeast to Mexico and then on to the Central American nation of Belize.

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