The Washington Post

Family uses Internet to seek killer of slain Va. Tech student

The family of Morgan Harrington, the 20-year-old Virginia Tech student whose remains were found in a hay field early last year, has launched a Web site to help track down her killer.

Harrington, of Roanoke, disappeared in October 2009 after a concert at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, WDJB-TV reports. Her remains were found in Albemarle County in January 2010. No arrests have been made in her death.

The Web site — — aims to gather more information about Harrington’s death and also raise awareness.

The site offers biographical information about Harrington, messages and poetry by family members and links to resources like the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the National Center for Missing Adults.

“It is important to us that Morgan’s killer(s) did not erase her from the world and that she continues to create a positive legacy,” the family wrote on the site.

To view videos promoting the Web site, visit


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