Karina Vetrano

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A Baffling Case, an Arrest, and Now a Mistrial

Jury deliberated for day and a half in case of slain NYC runner Karina Vetrano

(Newser) - The trial of a man accused of killing a woman who was sexually attacked while running near her family's New York City home ended in a hung jury late Tuesday. Judge Michael Aloise in Queens granted a mistrial after the jury sent him a note saying it was split... More »

NYC Man Charged With Murder in Runner's Death

Karina Vetrano was attacked while out running last August

(Newser) - A man accused of the strangulation death of a New York City runner has been indicted on first-degree murder charges, the AP reports. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says the 13-count indictment also charges Chanel Lewis with sexual abuse. Karina Vetrano was attacked while running near her home on Aug.... More »

Jogger's High-Profile Murder May Be Solved

NYC police have a suspect in custody in Karina Vetrano slaying

(Newser) - Police may have cracked the murder of a 30-year-old jogger in Queens last summer . Detectives have a suspect in custody after finding a DNA match with evidence at the scene of Karina Vetrano's killing, reports the Daily News . NYPD Chief Robert Boyce identified the suspect on Twitter as Chanel... More »

Murdered Jogger's Final Moments Caught on Tape

Video has surfaced of Queens woman Karina Vetrano jogging shortly before she was killed

(Newser) - 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... More »

Cops Want to Talk to This Man About Jogger's Murder

Karina Vetrano was sexually assaulted and strangled while running in NYC

(Newser) - With few leads in the brutal murder of a jogger earlier this month, the New York Police Department has released a sketch of a man it believes could provide a much-needed break in the case, the New York Daily News reports. According to WABC , the man in the sketch was... More »

Dead Jogger's Family Raises Money for Massive Reward

Original goal of $100K was met within hours

(Newser) - The parents of Karina Vetrano, the jogger murdered in Queens last week, teamed up with others in their close-knit community, Howard Beach, to try to come up with a reward to supplement the $20,000 being offered by the NYPD to catch Vetrano's killer. The goal of their GoFundMe... More »

2nd Jogger Brutally Killed, This Time in Massachusetts

Vanessa Marcotte's naked, burned body was found Sunday night

(Newser) - A 27-year-old jogger from New York City was found dead in Princeton, Mass., on Sunday, her naked body partially burned, police say. Vanessa Marcotte—an account manager for Google—had set out from her mother's house, which she was visiting for the weekend, around 1pm, authorities say. Her family... More »

Dead NYC Jogger's Mom Has Obscene Words for Killer

Cathy Vetrano was shaking as she spoke

(Newser) - Cathy Vetrano buried her daughter Katrina, who was strangled to death while jogging in a New York City park last week, on Saturday. The very next day, the devastated mother stood outside her Queens home and unleashed her anger at her daughter's murderer, who has yet to be found.... More »

Jogger's Death 'an Extraordinary Case of Murder'

Karina Vetrano was found with a clump of grass in her hand

(Newser) - The 30-year-old jogger murdered in Queens "put up a ferocious fight right to the end," NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Thursday. Karina Vetrano's strangled body was found just before 9pm Tuesday about 15 feet from a jogging path she often frequented with her father, who... More »

Dad Finds Daughter's Body on NYC Jogging Path

Philip Vetrano had warned daughter Karina not to run there without him

(Newser) - A retired NYC firefighter who enjoyed going for runs in Queens with his 30-year-old daughter bowed out Tuesday because his back was hurting. But before Karina Vetrano left for her jog around 5pm, Philip Vetrano asked her to pick a different path than the remote one in Howard Beach they... More »

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