Kenneka jenkins

Kenneka jenkins

Kenneka jenkins

Kenneka Jenkins, 19, was found dead in a freezer in a Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois in September. Chicago police say she had died, but they are still investigating exactly what happened in the days leading up to her death.


19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins was found dead inside a latched freezer of the Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, after attending a party there on September 8, 2017.

Keilman, John and Pratt, Gregory (October 13, 2017) "Police Reports Offer New Details on Investigation into Kenneka Jenkins' Death", Chicago Tribune. Retrieved July 26, 2019.

Perez, Maria (October 21, 2017) "Kenneka Jenkins' Mother Knew Something was Wrong Hours Before Police Looked For Her", Newsweek. Retrieved July 21, 2019.

, 2017 Kenneka told her mother she was going to go out with some friends. She told her they would be going bowling and then to a movie to celebrate her getting a job at a nursing home. Kenneka borrowed her mom’s car and left the house around 11 pm.

Around 3 am the girls decided to leave the party when Kenneka realized she had left her belongings, car keys, and cell phone back in the room. Some sources claim the girls left her alone in the hotel lobby while others say she was left in the hallway on the 9

Despite where they were, all three of her friends left to retrieve Kenneka’s belongings from the party and left her alone. They were gone for about 10-20 minutes and when the group returned to where they had left her, she was gone. The friends searched the hotel trying to find Kenneka but had no luck. They decided to call her mother between 4 and 4:30 am to let her know they couldn’t find her daughter and asked if Kenneka had maybe gone home without them.

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