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The mother of slain Queens jogger Karina Vetrano arrived at a court appearance for her daughter’s alleged killer sporting a new tattoo of her child’s face on her New York (CNN)Karina Vetrano normally went running with her father along a popular jogging and bike path blocks from where she lived in the Howard Beach section of Queens. But the 30-year-old was running alone Tuesday evening and didn’t come home, New York police said.The jogger slain while running alone in a Queens park was brutally beaten and raped before she was strangled, police sources said.Murdered jogger Karina Vetrano loved butterflies, Instagram selfies, and writing about life, death, sex, and love. Family members recalled her vivacious spirit.Murder of Karina Vetrano. Karina Vetrano (July 12, 1986 – August 2, 2016) was a 30-year-old American woman who was attacked and murdered while jogging in Spring Creek Park in Howard Beach, Queens. A suspect, Chanel Lewis, was arrested and charged with her murder in February 2017 after being linked by DNA evidence.On Aug. 2, Karina Vetrano went for a run near her Howard Beach home. Her body was found a few hours later in a marshy area, strangled. Police said she had been Karina Vetrano was found strangled and sexually assaulted Aug. 2 in a park near her Queens homeKarina Vetrano is seen in a photo obtained by CBS New York. NEW YORK –A wake was set to be held Friday for a 30-year-old jogger killed in New York City as police A Queens woman never came home after going out for a jog on the night of August 2. Hours after being reported missing, 30-year-old Karina Vetrano was found dead in This GoFundMe page is being established in the name of Karina Vetrano. A beautiful. vivacious 30-year-old woman who was brutally murdered on the night of August 2nd when she went out for her nightly jog only blocks from her home in Howard Beach.