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West Orange Times & Observer Friday, Nov. 8, 2019 8 months ago

Orange County Sheriff's Office follows Jennifer Kesse tip in Gotha

Deputies have recently been searching Lake Fischer for clues.
by: Tim Freed Managing Editor

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office has been searching Lake Fischer in Gotha for clues in regards to Jennifer Kesse — a woman who has been missing for almost 14 years.

According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies followed up on a new tip brought to law enforcement by the Kesse family investigator.

Jennifer Kesse was reported missing the morning of Jan. 24, 2006 in Orlando after not showing up to work, according to

Her family — Joyce, Drew and Logan Kesse — are still hoping she will be found.

"Thank you for caring, keeping Jennifer in the forefront of your minds and please never give up on her — someone knows something," a letter from the family states on

Tim Freed was the managing editor for the West Orange Times & Observer and the Southwest Orange Observer. He previously spent six years covering the Winter Park/Maitland area and is a graduate of the University of Central Florida.


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