Murdered Jogger's Final Moments Caught on Tape

Video has surfaced of Queens woman Karina Vetrano jogging shortly before she was killed
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 13, 2016 8:36 AM CDT

A new possible clue in the "extraordinary case of murder" of Queens jogger Karina Vetrano, CBS New York reports. A surveillance video showing the 30-year-old on her run shortly before she was killed last month. The video is being shown with her family's permission on Crime Watch Daily, although dad Phil Vetrano tells CBS it's "very disturbing" to watch his daughter's final moments.

The video, which shows Vetrano casually jogging down a street at 5:46pm on Aug. 2 near Spring Creek Park in Howard Beach, doesn't appear to offer any explicit clues as to what happened afterward—"It doesn't show anybody following her," Phil Vetrano says—but police are hoping it opens doors in the case. "Somebody in Arkansas, someplace … may hear something about it and come forward with a piece of information," Police Commissioner Bill Bratton says. Last month, cops released a sketch of a man they want for questioning, per NBC News. A reward worth almost $300,000 is being offered for info leading to an arrest. (Read more murder stories.)

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