The search for a missing Chicago woman ended in tragedy Sunday when her dead body was discovered inside a walk-in freezer at a hotel where she had attended a party.
WGN9 in Chicago reports 19-year-old Kenneka Jenkins had gone to a party Friday night at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Rosemont, Illinois, and never returned. Now Jenkins’ family is asking how she died and why the hotel didn’t do more to help them find her.
Jenkins had left her home around 11:30 Friday night to celebrate landing a new job at an area nursing home. She borrowed her mother’s truck and with a group of friends went to a party being held in a hotel room at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare Hotel Conference Center, not far from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. As night turned into morning, Jenkins’ friends lost track of her but later found her cell phone