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2 Women Apparently Sought in Connection to Jenkins' Escape

Ryan Alexander Jenkins, (right, in an undated photo) and Jasmine Fiore (left) (AP/Buena Park Police Department)
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Is this guy sly or what? As an international manhunt ensued, he two women, one on each side of the border, to help him out, sources tell the Los Angeles Times:

Investigators said they are looking at whether one unidentified woman aided Ryan Jenkins when he was hiding in Washington state and a second woman helped him in British Columbia, including checking him into a motel where he was found hanged Sunday night.

Meanwhile, the lead agency on Jasmine Fiore's murder, the Buena Park Police Department, feel that the discovery of her car in a West Hollywood Trader Joe's yesterday may hold evidence indicating a possible second suspect. Fiore went missing after being August 14th when she was last seen at her Fairfax District home. He body, unidentified at the time, was found the next morning stuffed into a suitcase in Buena Park. She was announced missing, but was then connected to the body. Jenkins, a reality TV contestant, reported her missing and was first named a person of interest, then a suspect. He was found dead Sunday in a Canadian motel dead.