HOWARD BEACH, Queens –The father of Karina Vetrano is convinced a mystery jogger who ran the same path as them could be linked to the murder of his daughter.
Phil Vetrano in a WABC radio interview with Guardian Angel Founder Curtis Sliwa talked about a jogger that regularly ran in the same area, but has not been seen since his daughter’s death.
“We just want to question him, I just want to question him because I would see him almost every day,” Vetrano said. “Now he’s dropped off the face of the Earth.”
The NYPD says there are no suspects or persons of interest in custody in the case. They also could not confirm Vetrano’s claim of a suspicious jogger.
Vetrano was dragged off a jogging trail and raped in Spring Creek Park on August 2. The reward to catch Vetrano’s killer has grown north of $300,000 — four weeks after her murder.