Jackson, Wyo. – Just a month after Gabby Petito was reported missing, officials in Wyoming are to discuss a final autopsy report—which could provide more clarity about how the 22-year-old woman died.
Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue will discuss a decision on Pettito’s final autopsy report Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. MT (2:30 p.m. ET), according to a press release. The update will be followed by a brief question-and-answer session.
the officials told Granthshala News Blue will “address the cause and manner of death” during the press conference.
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Petito was reported missing on September 11, when her fiancé, Brian Laundry, returned home from a cross-country trip without him in her van. His disappearance aroused national interest, prompting some to come forward with important suggestions in the search, and His remains were later discovered In Bridger-Teton National Forest near Yellowstone National Park.
In preliminary findings, the coroner on September 21 previously ruled a murder the manner of his death But a specific cause of death was pending final autopsy results.
The couple documented most of their summer travels in a converted camper van on social media, prompting interest in the case after Petito’s disappearance and death. Laundry, 23, returned home with the van to North Port, Florida on September 1 — 10 days before police were notified of her disappearance.
After returning to their shared home in Florida, Laundry and her parents refused to speak to investigators about her whereabouts. He was named a person of interest in the case, and the mystery deepened after his parents reported his disappearance in mid-September.
The revelation sparked another large-scale search, FBI officers and local police searched the 24,000-acre Carlton Reserve in Sarasota, Florida, after his parents told officers they believed he was had entered the area before disappearing.
Laundry has not been charged with Petito’s death, but a federal arrest warrant was issued for him on charges related to “unauthorized” use of a debit card in the days following his death.
According to Granthshala News, the final autopsy report will also include the time of Petito’s death — more details that could help investigators determine who killed him.
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This story was reported from Cincinnati.