Police seek tips on SUV seen where Vanessa Marcotte was killed

Investigators believe Marcotte was attacked by a man

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The body of 27 year-old Vanessa Marcotte of New York City was found in the woods in Princeton, Mass. on Sunday, August 7, 2016. Image Courtesy: Massachusetts State Police

PRINCETON, Mass. (AP) – Police investigating the death of a New York City woman killed while out running near her mother’s Massachusetts home are looking for an SUV seen near where her body was found.

Vanessa Marcotte was killed August 7th while visiting her mother in Princeton, a small town in central Massachusetts. Her body was found in woods a half-mile from her mother’s home.

Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. said Wednesday police are seeking a dark-colored SUV seen by witnesses parked on Brooks Station Road around the time Marcotte was killed. No further details of the SUV have been provided.

Investigators believe Marcotte was attacked by a man and may have injured him.

Marcotte grew up in Leominster and had been working as an account manager for Mountain View, California-based Google in New York.

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