The parents of Jennifer Kesse say they are “closer than ever” to uncovering answers in the disappearance of their daughter, who vanished 15 years ago from Central Florida, in a case that has long baffled investigators.
“We may have answers this year,” said the woman’s father, 드류 케세, noting that new information received in recent weeks has prompted him to expand his team of private detectives leading the investigation.
“We’re making a lot of headway and we’re closer than ever to bringing Jennifer home,” 그는 말했다.
1 월 아침. 24, 2006, 제니퍼 케세, of Orlando, Fla., failed to report to her job as a finance manager at a well-known timeshare company. The 24-year-old woman was last heard from at around 10 오후. the night before when she spoke by phone with her family and boyfriend from inside her condominium.
Investigators say they believe Kesse was targeted after leaving her home for work on the morning of the 24th. Her car, a black Chevy Malibu, was found abandoned two days later at an apartment complex in a high-crime area about one mile away from her condo. Authorities uncovered surveillance video showing an unknown person parking Kesse’s car near the pool area of that complex at 12 1 월 정오 24. The person of interest – believed to be male and dressed in workman’s clothes – has never been identified and no arrests have ever been made in the case.
“이 사람이 사건 해결의 열쇠를 쥐고,” said Michael Torretta, Kesse 가족이 고용 한 전직 연방 요원 및 사설 수사관.
The Kesse family sued the Orlando Police Department in 2018 for all the records to date in their daughter’s case. 경찰 수사 처리에 좌절, the Kesses demanded the files be released to them in a legal battle that was unprecedented in a missing person case. 합의에 도달했습니다, 그리고 Kesses는 차례로 일부를 받았습니다 16,000 기록 페이지, which Fox News examines in its true crime podcast, “부서진 꿈의 집: Jennifer Kesse 이야기.”
The podcast, which debuted Nov. 12, received more than one million downloads in its first month. After the podcast’s release, Drew Kesse said he and his team received credible new information in the case. Kesse declined to elaborate on details given the sensitive nature of the investigation.
“Everyday there are active interviews and actions being taken to find the people responsible for taking Jennifer or the people with the information to piece it all together,” said Kesse. “It’s painstaking work.”
Evidence photos previously obtained by the Fox News Investigative Unit suggest a violent struggle took place on the hood of the young woman’s car. Excerpts of police files also reveal that authorities immediately suspected a physical assault on the hood. Detective Julius Gause of the Orlando Police Department wrote of the police at the scene, “피해자 차량 앞을 관찰하면서, 이 형사들은 누군가가 차량 머리 위로 밀려 오는 것처럼 보이는 것을 관찰했습니다.”
“누군가가 후드 상단에 던져진 것처럼 보였습니다. 팔을 벌리고 후드에서 손가락이 아래로 낙서하는 것을 거의 볼 수있는 지점까지 거의 뒤로 끌었습니다.,” Drew Kesse told Fox News.
In an open letter to their daughter on the 15th anniversary of her disappearance, the Kesses, 누가 유지 GoFundMe 페이지 for the investigation, said they remain “relentless” in their pursuit of answers.
“We will not cease until we have found her, 좋든 나쁘 든. Jennifer is loved by us, her family, so many friends as well as strangers around our country and the world,” the family wrote.
“제니퍼, we love you in a place where there’s no space or time.”
Jennifer Kesse의 행방에 대한 정보를 알고있는 사람은 누구나 Jennifer Kesse Facebook 페이지 찾기.