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Car matching Ryan's last ride is at sister's condo

Car matching Ryan's last ride is at sister's condo

A silver PT Cruiser matching the description of the vehicle seen dropping off reality TV actor and murder suspect Ryan Jenkins at a motel is parked at his half-sister's condominium in Vancouver.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cpl. Norm Massie declined to say Wednesday whether Alena Jenkins is the mystery woman who checked Jenkins into a motel in Hope, British Columbia, three days before he was found dead in his room Sunday of an apparent suicide.
A message left with a woman answering Alena Jenkins' phones was not immediately returned. The woman said Jenkins' half-sister was away arranging funeral details.
Police say they have identified the woman who helped Jenkins check into the motel, but have not released her identity. Police have said the two had a history together and they were investigating whether she would face charges. She is not in custody.
Massie said police would need proof the woman knew Ryan was wanted before they could file charges.
Jenkins, a contestant on VH1's "Megan Wants a Millionaire," was accused of killing his ex-wife, a model whose body was so badly mutilated when found in a trash bin outside Los Angeles that it had to be identified by the serial numbers on her breast implants. He evaded an international manhunt for days as he crossed from the United States into his native Canada.
Police in California have not determined where Jasmine Fiore was killed.
Kevin Walker, who manages the Thunderbird Motel in Hope where Jenkins died, said Jenkins and a young woman arrived Thursday in a Chrysler PT Cruiser with tinted windows and a license plate from Alberta, Jenkins' home province. Jenkins stayed in the car, Walker said.
Walker said he never saw the woman or the car again, and another tenant said the woman left about 20 minutes after check-in.
The PT Cruiser parked in Ryan's half-sister's parking lot has an Alberta license plate.
"We're not going to confirm or deny anyone involved in the investigation," Massie said. "Our investigation is on two fronts, first we want to find the circumstances around the incident at the motel in Hope and, as importantly, we have yet to determine how Ryan entered Canada from the U.S. and if any one assisted him doing so."
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Gillies reported from Toronto.


Updated : 2021-03-05 05:59 GMT+08:00