Child murder victim who disappeared at the age of ten while visiting her grandparents in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Her body was found two months later in nearby Brimfield.
She and her brother grew up in Grafton, Massachusetts.
A hunter named David Pouliot was a prime suspect in the case, but his 2003 death prevented further investigation.
Her family established the Holly Piirainen Scholarship Fund in her honor.
She and JonBenet Ramsey were both child murder victims whose cases earned a great deal of publicity.