Cause Of Death Released For Woman Found Dead In Crowne Plaza Hotel Freezer

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s office released Friday the cause of death for a 19-year-old girl found dead in a Rosemont hotel freezer last month.

Kenneka “Ken’neka” Jenkins died of the following, according to the autopsy report:

Mucosal erosions in the stomach, known as ” Wischnevsky’s lesions,” which are indicative of hypothermia; The brain was edematous, or swollen, which is not indicative of a specific cause of death; An abrasion on her right ankle and a purple contusion on her right leg; There was no other evidence of external or internal trauma. Continue reading

Missing CH Teen Kenneka Jenkins Found Dead Inside Crowne Plaza Hotel Freezer

Kenneka Jenkins was pronounced dead early Sept. 10, 2017 after having been located in a freezer at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Rosemont, Chicago.

The 19-year-old West Side woman was found dead in a walk-in freezer at the upscale hotel where she had gone for a party with friends and had been missing for a day, her family said Sunday.

Kenneka Jenkins was pronounced dead at 12:48 a.m. Sunday, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.