Kenneka Jenkins passed away after stumbling right into a resort fridge freezer in 2015. She went to the resort for an event.


The household of Kenneka Jenkins, that passed away after stumbling right into a resort freezerlast year, is currently taking legal action against the Chicago resort, its safety and security specialist and also a dining establishment which was apparently renting out the cooking area for $50 million.

The legal action asserts the Crowne Plaza ChicagoO"Hare Resort, Funding Protection as well as Investigations, as well as the Murray Bros. Caddyshack dining establishment were irresponsible since they didn’& rsquo; t safeguard the walk-in fridge freezer or perform a detailed search when the 19-year-old vanished, CBS Information reported.


When she went away, Jenkins was going to an event at the resort on Sept. 9 2017. Her family members expanded stressed as well as mosted likely to the resort trying to find the teenager. On Sep. 10, Jenkins’ & rsquo; body was discovered in the fridge freezer, 24-hour after she went away.

Authorities ultimately launched security video of the teenager stumbling right into the resort’& rsquo; s cooking area, where the fridge freezer lay.


According to authorities, Jenkins passed away of hypothermia after inadvertently strolling right into the fridge freezer. Her blood alcohol degree was 0.112 as well as private investigators likewise located topiramate, a medication utilized to stop migraine headaches or seizures, in a "healing array"in her system, a record claimed.

The mix of alcohol and also the medication can supposedly trigger extreme negative effects, consisting of bad sychronisation, complication and also damaged reasoning. Policeruled her fatality unintentional.


The claim, acquired by the Chicago Tribune, declares that Jenkins gone by numerous resort workers while strolling in the corridors.

& ldquo; Had Crowne Plaza staff members as well as offenders and/or representatives of offender Resources Safety and security effectively interfered when they observed (Jenkins) noticeably dizzy, overwhelmed and also shed within their facilities, they would certainly have stopped her from going into the deserted kitchen area and also avoided her fatality,” & rdquo; it reviews.

It additionally asserts the fridge freezer that Jenkins was located in had a “& ldquo; sticker label attached that was entirely discolored as well as stopped working to advise just how to launch the lock system of the door,” & rdquo; the fit declares.

Crowne Plaza intends to eliminate the claim, according to a declaration.

& ldquo; The fatality of Kenneka Jenkins was a catastrophe, however the near root cause of her fatality were the shady people that made use of a taken charge card to schedule a space as well as host an unlawful event which Ms. Jenkins went to,” & rdquo; a speaker informed the Chicago Tribune. “& ldquo; Those crooks got away the resort prior to authorities got here as well as have actually never ever really been held responsible. This claim has no benefit and also we will intensely dispute it.” & rdquo;

Funding Protection and also Investigations did not have a remark. Murray Bros. Caddyshack dining establishment did not reply to an ask for remark.