Jennifer Lee Hampton, 21, was last seen at the Days Inn in Knoxville. Tennessee on Friday, September 19, 2008. The Florence, Alabama resident was in Knoxville with coworkers to help open a new restaurant. Saturday morning when the others gathered to begin their day, Jennifer was not among them. When checked, her room appeared to have been slept in, and it is reported that police found the scene suspicious. Her phone, money, and keys were left in the room.
A massive search was launched and the resteraunt she works at has offered a $5,000 reward.
Jennifer's body has been found in the Clinch river. Her death is being investigated as a homicide.
Family of missing Alabama woman to hold press conference - September 28, 2008
Fisherman finds body in lake; description fits missing woman - September 27, 2008
Family of missing Alabama woman seeks help while search goes on - September 26, 2008
Waterloo residents hopeful former homecoming queen will turn up - September 24, 2008
Police Building Timeline in Hampton Disappearance - September 24, 2008
Former teachers say missing woman had impact in lives - September 24, 2008
Police continue search for Alabama woman missing in Knoxville - September 22, 2008
Restaurant offers reward for missing employee - September 22, 2008
Florence woman missing in Tennessee - September 22, 2008