Woman from Southsea turns to social media to find her missing pendant containing fathers ashes

A woman from Portsmouth who tweeted about the loss of a treasured pendant says she's amazed to have received support from around the world. Credit: ITV News Meridian

A woman from Portsmouth who tweeted about the loss of a treasured pendant says she's amazed to have received support from around the world.

Amy O'Keeffe only had 32 followers on Twitter but her post asking for help has been shared and liked 80,000 times.

  • Report by ITV News Meridian's Richard Jones:

Amy and her two year old daughter Betsy were out walking with friends in the Canoe Lake area of Southsea when her pendant went missing.

The pendant contains some ashes of her dad who died two years ago after a short illness Credit: Amy O'Keeffe

It contains some ashes of her dad who died two years ago after a short illness.

  • Amy O'Keeffe:

Amy and her partner Jon searched Southsea Rose Garden and other areas nearby without success.

So she sent out a tweet appealling for help but having just 32 followers didn't expect it to go viral in the way it did.

Amy O'Keeffe only had 32 followers on Twitter but her post asking for help has been shared and liked 80,000 times


Amy and her partner Jon searched Southsea Rose Garden Credit: ITV News Meridian

Amy hopes someone has picked her pendant up and that the publicity she's had will mean they'll be able to find her to return it.