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We as -- new developments from California this morning in the manhunt for the killer of an eight year old girl.
Who was stabbed to death in her own home now authorities say that a witness who first reported seeing a man running from the girl's home around the time she was killed.
Has now -- -- did her statement.
-- accounts live in San Francisco on this so quiet this isn't the first step back in this case is it.
It isn't Martha.
At least three potential leads that we know of have fallen through and nearly a week -- there a week later -- did say there is still no suspect in this little girl's murder.
Police have taken down the road blocks on the street where -- lived by her house remains an active crime scene.
As investigators follow up on more than 300 tips and analyze several knives found inside.
According to investigators -- was twelve year old brother found his injured sister after coming face to face with an intruder.
The man was said to be white or Latino about six feet tall with long gray hair and wearing dark clothing no specifics at all about his age.
A neighbor said she had seen as someone fitting this description running away from the house on the day of the attack.
But then on Wednesday she refused to help -- police sketch artist and she took her story back now to other -- have also fallen apart the suspect.
And -- kidnapping attempt of another little girl nearby has been ruled out.
And reports of a bloody hitchhiker in the area turned out to go nowhere as well.
It's not clear -- it was brother has worked with a police sketch artist.
But we do know that his account of what happened is still under investigation.
And -- that there is still -- sketch.
-- it sounds like they are nowhere on this audience so any idea why this witness told that story in the first place and then took it back.
You know I have no idea to big mystery this morning it's not clear also if she's in any trouble but in a strange twist.
Japanese and say they are far from discouraged take a listen.
Though this may seem like a step back and our investigation.
It is actually a positive result in that allows investigators to narrow the scope of their investigation.
And ironically deputies say they think the suspect is still in calendars county but they also say they don't believe the public is at any risk.
-- way Claudia thank you attraction -- on that note.
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