Police Now Hunting Gal Pal of Model Killer

By Jane Yager,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 25, 2009 4:04 AM CDT
This is the Thunderbird Motel room in Hope, British Columbia, where Ryan Jenkins was found dead of a suicide, hanging by a belt from a coat rack.   (AP Photo/Jeremy Hainsworth)
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(Newser) – Police investigating the murder of model Jasmine Fiore are now on the hunt for a woman accompanying suspected killer Ryan Jenkins shortly before he committed suicide, the Telegraph reports. The young woman checked herself and Jenkins into a Vancouver-area motel while he waited in the car, paid cash for three nights, then left the room after 20 minutes. Jenkins was found dead three days later. Police are also investigating whether someone helped Ryan dispose of his ex-wife's body, reports the Los Angeles Times.