Karina Vetrano


Karina Vetrano (July 12, 1986 - August 2, 2016) was a resident of Queens, New York. She received her Master's Degree from St. John's University[2]

She was an avid jogger and worked as a caterer at the Vetro Lounge in  Howard Beach, Queens[2]


On August 2, 2016 Vetrano's body was discovered deep in the marshes near 161st Ave. and 78th St. in  Howard Beach, Queens[4]


Investigators believe she was murdered. [4]  Her body was found with her running tights pulled halfway down. Vetrano's cause of death was from strangulation. [9]


There were signs of vaginal and anal trauma. [9]


The parents of Karina have set up a Go Fund Me with a reward of up to $100,000 for information implicating her fugitive killer. [10]

The NYPD have also offered a $20,000 reward. [11]  [10]  


On February 4, 2017, Chanel Lewis was taken into custody in connection to her murder[13]  

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