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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

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    • 3.8 • 1.3K 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.

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    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 - E1

    Gone - 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 - E2

    The Evidence - 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 - E3

    House of Broken Dreams - 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 - E4

    The Neighbor - 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 - E5

    A Witness Speaks - 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
1.3K Ratings

1.3K Ratings

bexmoy ,

Highly recommend!

This heartbreaking story was well told. I listened to the entire thing in one evening. Hearing this story made my heart hurt for all the families that have lost children. I can’t even imagine how much more painful it would be to never have any answers as to what happened to them.
I read some of the reviews prior to listening and was pretty confused because I never heard anything that was even remotely racist. I was listening for it too, going into it, after reading the reviews, but I don’t think that there was anything even questionable.

leveled2020 ,

Great podcast

Great listen. Don’t listen to the liberal pc Reviews. This podcast is informative and a great listen. When the brother explains that someone said don’t speak English that doesn’t mean it’s racist. That means the person doesn’t speak English.

MsusanM ,

Podcast Makes the case feel personal.

I first discovered Jennifer’s story on Disappeared on ID. I feel like this podcast makes the case personal which I appreciate. For those who are saying this is racist, I really do not understand this. Jennifer specifically stated that she was uncomfortable with the behavior of the maintenance workers. Is that aspect supposed to be ignored because they were immigrants? I don’t watch or listen to Fox News but to those who said it’s their agenda they clearly had no prior knowledge of this case. To those who said the brother was aggressive, I’m sorry but I would be too if my sister was missing.

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