GOOGLE MANAGER RAPED, BRUTALLY MURDERED AND BURNED WHILE JOGGING IN THE WOODS NEAR HER MUM'S HO
Murdered Venessa Marcotte
Google manager Venessa Marcotte, 27, murdered while jogging in the woods close to her mum's home
It was reported that she was last seen at 1pm on Sunday when she went out jogging in Princeton Massachusetts.
She was reported missing for seven hours before she was found by Police with sniffer dogs
Her body was found at 8pm the same day about half a mile from her mother's house in what Police described as "horrible set of circumstances."
Venessa was discovered with burns on her hands and feet and Police were reportedly investigating a sexual assault.
The Police have launched a homicide investigation and they do not know if it was a random attack or not.
A photo of Venessa was shown to the press after Police identified her body
Venessa and her mother
Police officers combing the murder scene for evidence
Worcester County district attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. asked residents to be concerned by the savage attack
Princeton Police Chief Michelle Powers had a news conference with the media at Princeton Police Station after Venessa Marcotte's body was found
She said "We are concerned about the safety of our town residents and the visitors that enter our town.
"We would ask people to pay attention to their surroundings.
"If you see anything suspicious or out of place, please contact the Princeton Police Department or the Massachusetts State Police.
A trouper using a knife to clear bushes as he looks through the woods for the missing Google staff