The Short Family

The Short Family

By Unresolved Productions

"We presume that she was kidnapped, abducted from her own home after her parents were killed and taken against her will."

On 15 August 2002, the bodies of 50-year-old Michael Short and 36-year-old Mary Short were found in their southern Virginia home. Each had been shot in the head once while sleeping. However, missing from the scene entirely was the couple's 9-year-old daughter, Jennifer.

Over the next several weeks, a panicked search would ensue throughout the region, hoping to uncover any trace of the missing child. An unusual suspect would emerge shortly thereafter, but questions continue to linger nearly two decades later...

Episode hosted, researched, written, and produced by Micheal Whelan

Original music created by Micheal Whelan through Amper Music

Theme music created and composed by Ailsa Traves

Producers: Roberta Janson, Travis Scsepko, Ben Krokum, Quil Carter, Steven Wilson, Laura Hannan, Jo Wong, Damion Moore, Scott Meesey, Marie Vanglund, Scott Patzold, Astrid Kneier, Aimee McGregor, Sara Moscaritolo, Sydney Scotton, Thomas Ahearn, Marion Welsh, Patrick Laakso, Meadow Landry, Tatum Bautista, Denise Grogan, Teunia Elzinga, Sally Ranford, James Herington, Ryan Green, Rebecca O'Sullivan, Jacinda Class, Stephanie Joyner, James Weis, Kevin McCracken, Brooke Bullek, Lauren Nicole, Matthew Traywick, Sara Rosario, and Stacey Houser

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