Jerry Nyman works for the School District of Palm Beach County and his job regularly involves using Google Maps to check bus routes. Whilst undertaking a routine search in 2019, Jerry thought he could see a car in one of the man made lakes within a residential community in Florida.
Alongside his ex-girlfriend Erika, Jerry began investigating, and within two days the car was removed from the lake. Jerry was able to help solve a missing persons case that had been active for over 20 years.
We spoke to Jerry and Erika, as they recounted their story.
In Super Users, we go down an internet rabbit hole to hear from people whose lives have become defined by their online presence.
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