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She had everything going for her: A good job, close friends, a loving family, a boyfriend and a brand new condo. Her family describes her as a strong, fun-loving, career-minded, and responsible young woman. So why did Jennifer Kesse seemingly vanish without a trace?

On the morning of Tuesday, January 24, 2006, Jennifer Kesse failed to show up for work at Central Florida Investments, where she was a finance manager. Jennifer was known for her reliability, but on that winter morning 14 years ago, nobody heard from Jen. And that meant something was terribly wrong.

In this podcast, hosted by crime reporter Cristina Corbin, she travels to Florida to uncover new leads, conduct exclusive interviews, and examine evidence in recently unsealed police records.

Years later, the Jennifer Kesse case is anything but cold. In fact, the investigation, by some accounts, is only just beginning.

House of Broken Dreams: The Jennifer Kesse Story FOX News Channel

    • True Crime
    • 3.8 • 863 Ratings

She had everything going for her: A good job, close friends, a loving family, a boyfriend and a brand new condo. Her family describes her as a strong, fun-loving, career-minded, and responsible young woman. So why did Jennifer Kesse seemingly vanish without a trace?

On the morning of Tuesday, January 24, 2006, Jennifer Kesse failed to show up for work at Central Florida Investments, where she was a finance manager. Jennifer was known for her reliability, but on that winter morning 14 years ago, nobody heard from Jen. And that meant something was terribly wrong.

In this podcast, hosted by crime reporter Cristina Corbin, she travels to Florida to uncover new leads, conduct exclusive interviews, and examine evidence in recently unsealed police records.

Years later, the Jennifer Kesse case is anything but cold. In fact, the investigation, by some accounts, is only just beginning.

    House of Broken Dreams Trailer

    House of Broken Dreams Trailer

    She had everything going for her: A good job, close friends, a loving family, a boyfriend and a brand new condo. Her family describes her as a strong, fun-loving, career-minded, and responsible young woman. So why did Jennifer Kesse seemingly vanish without a trace?



    On the morning of Tuesday, January 24, 2006, Jennifer Kesse failed to show up for work at Central Florida Investments, where she was a finance manager. Jennifer was known for her reliability, but on that winter morning 14 years ago, nobody heard from Jen. And that meant something was terribly wrong.



    In this podcast, hosted by crime reporter Cristina Corbin, she travels to Florida to uncover new leads, conduct exclusive interviews, and examine evidence in recently unsealed police records.

    
Years later, the Jennifer Kesse case is anything but cold. In fact, the investigation, by some accounts, is only just beginning.

    • 53 sec
    Gone - S2 E1

    Gone - S2 E1

    Where is Jennifer? The 24-year-old finance manager fails to show up for work. Family and friends launch a desperate search in Orlando, retracing her final steps. Where and when was she last seen?

    This episode is marked explicit for language.

    FNI Season 1 - The Derby City Betrayal

    • 32 min
    The Evidence - S2 E2

    The Evidence - S2 E2

    Police uncover surveillance video showing a mystery figure abandoning Jennifer’s car on the same day she was reported missing. Who is this person? And evidence obtained exclusively by our team suggests a violent struggle on the hood of Jennifer’s car.

    FNI Season 1 - The Derby City Betrayal

    • 22 min
    House of Broken Dreams - S2 E3

    House of Broken Dreams - S2 E3

    Drew and Joyce Kesse share stories about their daughter – the scholar and fashionista – from inside their Florida beach home, purchased shortly before Jennifer disappeared. But, in Joyce’s words, it is a “House of Broken Dreams.” 

    FNI Season 1 - The Derby City Betrayal

    • 26 min
    The Neighbor - S2 E4

    The Neighbor - S2 E4

    Maintenance men roaming the parking lot at night; dead dogs found near dumpsters; and an unknown man secretly photographing women – one woman shares disturbing details about life at the apartment complex where Jennifer Kesse lived. In an exclusive interview, “Morgan” claims to know the identity of the person of interest in the surveillance video.  

    FNI Season 1 - The Derby City Betrayal

    • 20 min
    A Witness Speaks - S2 E5

    A Witness Speaks - S2 E5

    A witness speaks for the first time, claiming she saw Jennifer’s car driving erratically on the day she was reported missing. She describes the incident as a “fight over the steering wheel.” 

     FNI Season 1 - The Derby City Betrayal

    • 16 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
863 Ratings

863 Ratings

T-----D ,

A must-listen

All it takes is the first episode — and you’re hooked! Cristina Corbin is an exceptional storyteller, and her dogged pursuit of the truth in the Jennifer Kesse mystery is nothing short of masterful. You shudder along with eyewitnesses, question certain moves by cops and feel every ounce of desperation in the Kesse family’s quest for answers. Five stars!

$pookycat ,

Poor journalism

I thought I’d give it a chance, but it’s pretty bad. Too much Fox, not enough facts.

CombatCook84 ,

Great Podcast

Great reporting. Not racist at all.

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