Nearly six months to the day after a 30-year-old woman was slain while jogging in New York, police say they have arrested a man suspected in her death.

Chanel Lewis, 20, was taken into custody Saturday night, according to the New York Police Department. Lewis reportedly made “detailed incriminating statements and admissions” about the murder of Karina Vetrano, who went out for a run last August in Howard Beach and never returned, police said.

DNA evidence also linked Lewis to the crime scene, police said.

“This is a very good day for justice in New York City,” NYPD chief of detectives Robert Boyce said at a news conference Sunday.

The case had baffled detectives and spooked a quiet neighborhood that sees little crime.

Boyce said police received more than 250 leads from the public. “Each one was vetted painstakingly by detectives,” he said.

Over the past 10 days or so, one of those tips led detectives to the home Lewis shared with his mother in East New York, a Brooklyn neighborhood on the Queens border, just to the west of Howard Beach.

Boyce said detectives first spoke to Lewis on Thursday night, and he freely gave up a swab of his DNA.

It was taken immediately to the medical examiner, Boyce said. “Within two days, we had a hit.”

Lewis had no criminal history, and police say they do not believe he knew Vetrano at all.

“You gotta remember, Karina helped us identify this person,” Boyce said, referring to evidence that was processed more than six months ago when Vetrano’s body was discovered. “She had the DNA under her nails, she had touch DNA on her back, and there was more DNA on the cellphone.”

Lewis was charged with second-degree murder, ABC 7 News reported.

The arrest comes days after the family held a rally to try to renew interest in the case on the six-month anniversary of Vetrano’s death.

Vetrano frequently went running with her father, Phil, a retired firefighter. But her dad, who was reportedly dealing with some back pain, didn’t join his daughter on the evening of Aug. 2.

When she didn’t come back from the run, though, Phil Vetrano grew worried.

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