Police have DNA profile in murder of MA jogger

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Authorities say they now have the DNA profile of a person of interest in the murder of a Massachusetts jogger.

27-year-old Google employee Vanessa Marcotte was found slain in the woods in Princeton last August after leaving for her family's home for a jog.

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A photo of victim Vanessa Marcotte was shown to the press in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 8, 2016. Marcotte, a 27-year-old New York City woman, was killed Sunday while jogging alone on a wooded road about a half-mile from her mothers home. A State Police K-9 unit found the body of Vanessa Marcotte, 27, a 2011 Boston University graduate who grew up in Leominster and worked at Google, in the woods off Brooks Station Road at 8:20 p.m., several hours after her family reported that she had gone missing.

(Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

The casket carrying the body of Vanessa Marcotte, who was found dead last week near her mother's Princeton, Mass., home, is carried out of Our Lady of the Lake Church in Leominster, Mass., on Aug. 18, 2016.

(Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

A police officer stands at the scene of a missing person turned death investigation in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 8, 2016. A 27-year-old New York City woman was killed Sunday while jogging alone on a wooded road about a half-mile from her mothers home. A State Police K-9 unit found the body of Vanessa Marcotte, 27, a 2011 Boston University graduate who grew up in Leominster and worked at Google, in the woods off Brooks Station Road at 8:20 p.m., several hours after her family reported that she had gone missing.

(Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

A running shoe and a flower used as a memorial sit across from the First Congressional Church of Princeton during a vigil held for Vanessa Marcotte, a woman who was found murdered after going for a jog, in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016.

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Looking down Station Brooks Road in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016. This road is where Vanessa Marcotte, a 27-year-old Boston University graduate, was found dead on Sunday, August 7, after she went jogging near her mothers home.

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Members of the Princeton Fire Department stand at attention in front of the First Congressional Church of Princeton during a vigil held for Vanessa Marcotte, a woman who was found murdered after going for a jog, in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016.

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People hug in front of the First Congressional Church of Princeton during a vigil held for Vanessa Marcotte, a woman who was found murdered after going for a jog, in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016.

(Photo by Keith Bedford/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Shoes, flowers, and other mementos are left in the 'Strength in Solidarity' memorial run for Vanessa Marcotte, the runner who was killed while running last week, in Princeton, Mass., on Aug. 14, 2016.

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Leigh Hudson and her son Christopher Zins, left, both of Princeton, Mass., run in the 'Strength in Solidarity' memorial run for Vanessa Marcotte, the runner who was killed while running last week, in Princeton, Mass., on Aug. 14, 2016.

(Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

The casket carrying the body of Vanessa Marcotte, who was found dead last week near her mother's Princeton, Mass., home, is carried into Our Lady of the Lake Church in Leominster, Mass., on Aug. 18, 2016.

(Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

State Police search the woods off Boylston Avenue in Princeton for evidence, Aug. 8, 2016. A 27-year-old New York City woman was killed Sunday while jogging alone on a wooded road about a half-mile from her mothers home. A State Police K-9 unit found the body of Vanessa Marcotte, 27, a 2011 Boston University graduate who grew up in Leominster and worked at Google, in the woods off Brooks Station Road at 8:20 p.m., several hours after her family reported that she had gone missing.

(Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Leigh Hudson, of Princeton, MA, congratulates other runners as they completed the 'Strength in Solidarity' memorial run for Vanessa Marcotte, the runner who was killed while running last week, in Princeton, Mass., on Aug. 14, 2016.

(Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

A trooper uses a knife to clear brush away as he walks through the woods off Boylston Avenue in Princeton as State Police searched the area for evidence, Aug. 8, 2016. A 27-year-old New York City woman was killed Sunday while jogging alone on a wooded road about a half-mile from her mothers home. A State Police K-9 unit found the body of Vanessa Marcotte, 27, a 2011 Boston University graduate who grew up in Leominster and worked at Google, in the woods off Brooks Station Road at 8:20 p.m., several hours after her family reported that she had gone missing.

(Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Terry Hart, a Princeton resident, talks to the media at the police station on Aug. 8, 2016, about the murder of a 27-year-old New York City woman was killed Sunday while jogging alone on a wooded road about a half-mile from her mothers home. A State Police K-9 unit found the body of Vanessa Marcotte, 27, a 2011 Boston University graduate who grew up in Leominster and worked at Google, in the woods off Brooks Station Road at 8:20 p.m., several hours after her family reported that she had gone missing.

(Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Looking down Station Brooks Road in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 9, 2016. This road is where Vanessa Marcotte, a 27-year-old Boston University graduate, was found dead on Sunday, August 7, after she went jogging near her mothers home.

(Photo by Dina Rudick/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Worcester County district attorney Joseph D. Early Jr. (at podium) was joined by Princeton police chief Michele Powers (left) as he spoke to the media at Princeton Police Station in Princeton, Mass., Aug. 8, 2016. A State Police K-9 unit found the body of Vanessa Marcotte, 27, a 2011 Boston University graduate who grew up in Leominster and worked at Google, in the woods off Brooks Station Road at 8:20 p.m., several hours after her family reported that she had gone missing.

(Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

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Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early described the person of interest as a Hispanic or Latino man with an athletic build, approximately 30 years old.

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