Ashley Reeves is an American woman who became a victim of crime. However, she survived after her teacher Samson Shelton left her almost dead in the forest. Based on her life incident, the movie “Left for Dead: The Ashley Reeves Story” has written the story of Ashley Reeves.

Quick Info
Full NameAshley Reeves
DOBJanuary 1983
BirthplaceBelleville, Illinois, USA
Age39 years
MotherMichelle Reeves
SisterCasey Reeves
HusbandJeremy Smith
Net WorthN/A



Ashley Reeves was born in Belleville, Illinois, USA, in January 1983 to a mother, Michelle Reeves, and father, Mike. She has two siblings; one is a brother, and another is a sister named Casey Reeves. But her brother’s name is still missing.

Ashley holds American nationality and her ethnic background is still yet to know. But, talking about her childhood, she grew up beautifully in a good environment with her family members playing with her siblings.

She has a beautiful relationship with everyone. Unfortunately, at 17, her teacher, Samson Shelton, attempted to murder her. She spent her 30 horrific hours in the cold after she was left almost dead by her teacher.

Ashley Reeves
Ashley Reeves Source: the ancestry

How old is Ashley Reeves?

Ashley Reeves is about 39 years old, but her actual birth date is still missing, so her zodiac sign is still yet to know. But, she was just 17 years old when the incident took place. At a young age, Ashley faced her life between death and alive. She used to be a charming and beautiful woman.



Ashley is an educated woman who attended private high school for her early study. After that, she attended Private High School and completed her graduation. However, she eagerly awaited her graduation day while Samson tried to kill her.

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What happened to Ashley Reeves?

A 17 years old young girl Ashley Reeves went missing in 2006. Later, she became the victim after her teacher Samson Shelton tried to murder her three times. After she was missing, her family started reporting her to the police, and her mother checked the logs of her daughter’s phone calls, which were registered under her name. Later, they found that Ashley repeatedly received the call from the same guy named Samson Shelton.

After knowing this, Ashley Reeves’s mother called Samson and asked him if he had seen or heard Ashley. But, he immediately hangs up the phone after saying “NO.” However, it came to know that she used to have a relationship with Samson, who is her teacher and older than her.

Ashley Reeves
Ashley Reeves and Samson Shelton Source: vizaca

Later, Samson also confessed about his relationship with Ashley and the day he did it. He also mentioned that they were just friends and used to meet sometimes to play basketball.

Samson stated that he had a physical relationship with Ashley, and on that day, he wanted to end their relationship, but she didn’t want to. So, he left her in the forest, but he tried to kill her, which was the big mistake of his life.

At that time, Ashley Reeves was in a relationship with her boyfriend, Jeremy. Police also asked him questions about the incident, but he was unaware of it, so they released him.


How was Ashley Reeves found?

After Ashley Reeves was left almost dead by her teacher Samson Shelton, she became paralyzed. Fortunately, after searching for 32 hours, she was found in the forest where her teacher through her almost dead.

Ashley Reeves
Ashley Reeves Source: voxbliss

She even lost her part of memories. Ashley had to learn how to eat, speak and move her limbs from the beginning. About the incident, a movie called “Left for Dead: The Ashley Reeves Story” had written the whole incident story where they portrayed how Samson tried to kill Ashley Reeves and how she gained her life again.

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Where is Ashley Reeves today?

Ashley Reeves is now a happily married woman as she exchanged her vows to her husband, Jeremy Smith, with whom she has had a romantic relationship since a young age. Ashley has become the mother of two children but has not revealed her children’s names.

So, she is enjoying her life after she faced disaster in her life. However, she has moved on and living her life. But, she keeps her personal life far from the media, so her net worth details and what she does for a living are still missing.



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