Saturday, January 23, 2016

Jennifer Kesse- Missing 10 Years

BY DARK SLEUTH


Age Progression Photo of Jennifer Kesse  
2015 Age 33

January 24, 2016 marked 10 years since Jennifer Kesse went missing from her home at an Orlando, Florida condominium.

The 24 year-old is believed to have prepared to go to work on the morning of January 24, 2006 and subsequently vanished. The only major clue?  A grainy video of a person of interest parking and leaving Kesse's car in a neighboring parking lot.  Sadly, the security footage of the POI does not capture his face.  This has remained the most frustrating of leads.  

The Kesse disappearance was one of my first posts on this blog. Please visit it for more detailed information on the case and to watch the 3-part Greta Van Susteren Investigates episode special from June 26, 2014.  


Kesse's family has continued their tireless quest for information on the whereabouts of their beloved daughter and sister.  Please visit the family's site, http://jenniferkesse.com/.  It includes a 10th anniversary letter addressed to Jennifer, in which the family declares they will never give up looking for her and that, "Failure is not an option."   

On Friday, January 22, 2016, Kesse's parents joined police at a press conference.  It is featured in this Orlando Sentinel article with video.


According to the Orlando Sentinel, police continue to investigate leads.  Most importantly, evidence from Jennifer Kesse's car is being resubmitted to FDLE for (re)testing.  Perhaps advancements in forensic testing will glean new clues in this case. 



David Lohr, a true crime writer and journalist (who writes for The Huffington Post) has a video on his Youtube Channel with enhanced footage of the person of interest in the Kesse case.  The video also has images of Kesse's car and the parking lot where it was left on the day of her disappearance.



           
At the time of her disappearance, there were extensive renovations occurring at Jennifer Kesse's condominium complex.  Some of these transient construction workers were even allowed to live in the empty apartments. There may have been a large number of people working and living in the complex who spoke predominantly Spanish. Below is the Spanish-language flyer the Kesse family features on their website.  



                  If you have any information on this case please contact: 
                          
                                    Crimeline TIPS 1(800)423-8477 
                                      Orlando Police (407)246-3982


Read more with related posts:
What Happened to Jennifer Kesse? The Grainy Video

Dark Sleuth's Youtube Spanish Language Video on Jennifer Kesse Case 



Sources of Information:
Kesse Family Website:
http://jenniferkesse.com/


Greta Van Susteren Investigates, Fox News, June 26, 2014
http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/fox-files/2014/06/26/greta-investigates-mysterious-disappearance-jennifer-kesse-part-1

Orlando Sentinel article:
Harris, David. "10 years later family still hasn't given up hope of finding Jennifer Kesse." Orlando Sentinel, 22 January 2016.  Online. 23 January 2016.
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/crime/cold-cases/os-jennifer-kesse-missing-cold-case-20160122-story.html

David Lohr, Youtube video:
https://youtu.be/IUwhUPGXeUE


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