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On Aug. 15, 2002, in the quiet community of Oak Level, Virginia, someone shot and killed Michael and Mary Short in what investigators called an execution-style murder.

Their daughter, 9-year-old Jennifer Short, was snatched from her bed, setting off a massive search. Heartbreak came six weeks later as deputies found her remains 45 minutes away near a North Carolina creek.

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