Gabby Petito died by strangulation
This combo of photos provided by FBI Denver via @FBIDenver shows missing person Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito. Petito, 22, vanished while on a cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend. Authorities say a body discovered Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021, in Wyoming, is believed to be Petito. (Courtesy of FBI Denver via AP)
Posted at 2:48 PM, Oct 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-12 19:05:10-04
TETON COUNTY, Wyo. — The Wyoming coroner who performed the autopsy on 22-year-old Gabby Petito says she died from strangulation.
Search teams discovered Petito's body near Grand Teton National Park on Sept. 19. Two days later, Dr. Brent Blue's office confirmed the remains to be Petito's and classified her death as a homicide.
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