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What We Know About the Gabby Petito Case

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Gabby Petito, a young blogger disappeared during a cross-country trip with her fiancé Brian Laundrie.

  1. On 9/19 Gabby’s body was found in Bridger-Teton National Forest
  2. The coroner has confirmed homicide to be the manner of death, but no further details have been released
  3. On August 12th, the police who spoke with the couple after an argument dismissed the incident. The body cam footage is here.
  4. Communication between Gabby and her family that was frequent, stopped abruptly at the end of August
  5. On September 14th, Laundrie’s family claims he went to hike in Grand Carlton reserve
  6. Police continue to search for Laundrie as a person of interest.
  7. Several boxes were recovered from the house that the couple shared
  8. Laundrie’s mother’s car was towed into evidence by police



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Marissa Newby

Marissa Newby


Blogger, horror writer, poet, feminist, existential crisis