Who is Shannon Matthews?
In 2008, Shannon Matthews was a 9-year-old little girl living in Dewsbury, England. The thing she was most excited about was going on a swimming trip with her school, Westmoor Junior School. On February 19, 2008, Shannon left for her school trip but her mother got nervous when she didn’t return home.
February 19, 2008
After Shannon never returned home from school, her mother, Karen Matthews went to her neighbor’s house. She told her that Shannon had not come home and then she frantically called the police. Within 24 hours of the phone call, more the 200 officers from the West Yorkshire Police Department set out to find Shannon…