The remains of
Jennifer Renee Short, 9 years old,
were discovered near a North Carolina
approximately thirty miles south of her
Basset, Virginia. She went missing on
Her mother, Mary Short 36, and her father,
Michael Short, 50 were shot to death in
home in Henry County Virginia.
It was reported on
September of this year, 2003 that
a bridge in Rockingham
County, North Carolina,
will be renamed after
Jennifer Renee Short. Jennifer's
skeletal remains were found
underneath the bridge.
When her death was
reported it became a bridge
filled with Teddy Bears and
flowers in her honor.
Jim Whitehead, the uncle
of Jennifer a resident of
Alaska, was responsible for
this eventual memorial
In remembrance of his
niece. He is hoping to hold a
Memorial service at the
bridge in her honor
on September 25, 2003.
James Whitehead Sr., uncle of Jennifer
Renee Short, stands under a newly erected
sign on Grogan Road near Madison, N.C.,
memorializing the place where the slain
Henry County girls' remains were
discovered one year ago.
The case is still unsolved anyone with
is asked to contact Henry County
Sheriff's Office at
There is a reward for information
to the arrest and conviction of the