A 30-year-old woman was killed while out jogging along a trail she frequented in Spring Creek Park in Howard Beach, Queens, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, police said.

The body of Karina Vetrano, of Queens, was discovered by a police search party led by her father after her family reported her missing, Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said during a news conference on Wednesday, Aug. 3.

Vetrano's family grew concerned for her safety after she did not return home and did not answer several phone calls, according to police.

The medical examiner's office said Vetrano died of strangulation and deemed the case a homicide. So far, no arrests have been made.

Karina Vetrano, 30, was found dead in a
Karina Vetrano, 30, was found dead in a marshy area of Spring Creek Park in Howard Beach, Queens, near 161st Avenue and 78th Street on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, police said. (Credit: @karina.vee via Instagram)
NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce gives an
NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce gives an update on the death of Karina Vetrano during a news conference on Aug. 3, 2016. Boyce said there was evidence Vetrano, who was out jogging at the time, had been strangled. (Credit: @NYPDDetectives via Twitter)
Karina Vetrano's father, Philip, seen above wearing a
Karina Vetrano's father, Philip, seen above wearing a black shirt, joins police as they investigate the homicide scene at the marsh at Spring Creek Park near the Belt Parkway. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne )

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Evidence is removed from the scene on Aug.
Evidence is removed from the scene on Aug. 3, 2016, one day after Karina Vetrano's death. The 30-year-old's body was found in Spring Creek Park in Howard Beach, Queens, on Aug. 2, 2016. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)
Karina Vetrano's father, Philip, seen above wearing a
Karina Vetrano's father, Philip, seen above wearing a black shirt, joins police as they investigate the homicide scene at the marsh at Spring Creek Park near the Belt Parkway. Vetrano, who lived nearby, was reported missing after she went jogging and did not return. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne )
NYPD officials near the marshland area of Spring
NYPD officials near the marshland area of Spring Creek Park in Howard Beach, Queens, on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, where Karina Vetrano's body was found. (Credit: Theodore Parisienne)