Police Charge Jesse Matthew With Abducting Hannah Graham

Manhunt for the man authorities believe was the last person to see missing UVA student.
2:52 | 09/24/14

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Now to the latest on missing uva Hannah graham. Officially charging Jesse Matthew with abducting her. A wide man shunt under way. Steve osunsami is tracking it auto. Reporter: What looks like a big break in the mysterious disappearance of 18-year-old Hannah graham. Police charging 32-year-old Jesse Matthew with her abduction, accusing him of a sex cause. We felt the commonwealth had sufficient proximate cause. Reporter: And now a new charge, and accused of abducting her early last Saturday morning. Police believe the hospital operating assistant is the last person to see graham. Meeting her at a downtown mall near the university. And then buying her drinks at this restaurant and bar. Investigators say they're not sure where Matthew went when he walked into police quarters this weekend and sped away with police following him. There are state and federal resources that have been released and deployed to help accomplish that task. Reporter: Police are waiting for a complete set of test results from Matthew's car and clothes they removed from his apartment. His friends and neighbors arguing his innocence, but begging him to turn himself in. Come back to the police station, tell what you know and get it over with. Reporter: His alleged victim, still missing. Police say they're still searching. We absolutely are continuing our search for Hannah as we speak, and we will continue our search for Hannah. Reporter: There has to be some evidence that police aren't sharing that has come to light. They have had plenty of chances to file this kind of charge, but haven't done so until now. Thanks. And now more from Dan Abrams. What could this be? DNA evidence they found in the context of a new search, or a new surveillance video that they hadn't had before. That makes the most sense. Additional surveillance video showing him doing something. This is a very specific crime. Just the fact that he's on the lam, yes, that could be evidence against him, eventually. But not quite enough evidence to say he is -- we believe guilty of this very specific sexual crime. And now they're officially saying he is the suspect -- Game-changer. Before you were talking about reckless driving charge. You can't send out the state and federal authorities looking for someone on a reckless driving charge. On this kind of crime and felony, you have mass I have resources that can be sent out. And to Amy with the other top

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