The 22-year-old lifestyle blogger’s death has been treated as a murder.
The death of 22-year-old lifestyle blogger Gabby Petito, who was found dead after going missing for several weeks, has been found to be a homicide.
Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue determined that Petito’s death was a homicide.
The FBI’s Denver office said Tuesday that his cause of death is “pending final autopsy results”.
FBI Said on Sunday that it was found What were believed to be Petito’s remains near Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. The coroner’s office confirmed Tuesday that the remains belonged to Petito.
Petito’s disappearance made national headlines earlier this month when her fiancée, 23-year-old Brian Laundry, returned to Florida alone in his van after going on a cross-country road trip with Pettito. Social media posts show the couple traveling across multiple states and taking selfies of themselves on the way.
Body camera footage showing the couple having a good time despite social media posts released by Utah’s Moab Police Department showed last week that the couple were in a fight on August 12 as they were traveling through Arches National Park.
In the footage, Petito, crying, tells officers that the two were fighting that morning and that he slapped the laundry. Police separated the two for the night and characterized the incident in their report As a “mental/emotional pause”.
After his initial return to Florida on September 1, laundry went missing And now the demand is being made by the authorities. NS FBI confirmed It was executing a court-authorized search warrant related to Petito’s disappearance at Laundry’s home on Monday, and officers are still searching for the missing person in Florida’s Sarasota County.
North Port Police spokesman Josh Taylor told CNN on Friday: “We… Trying to talk to my family all week, to talk to Brian, and … they are saying that they haven’t seen their son anymore. So we’re working on those details as we speak. This is another twist in this story.”