The father of a newlywed bride killed in a Utah double homicide that was linked to the disappearance of Gabby Petito has reprimanded the authorities for their handling of the case.
Kylan Schulte, 24, and his wife, Crystal Turner, were last seen leaving Woody’s Tavern in Moab on August 13.
His partially clothed body was discovered on 18 August by a friend with multiple bullet wounds Near their camp in the La Sal Mountains near moab
The case became embroiled in a nationwide search for Ms. Petito, when it emerged that she and her boyfriend, Brian Laundry, had a violent argument on 12 August outside the Moab grocery cooperative, where Ms. Schulte had worked for four years.
Despite the gruesome connection, officials later denied any connection between the cases.
On Monday, a month after his daughter Kylan was murdered, Sean-Paul Schulte expressed his dismay at law enforcement on Facebook.
“Are the officers really going to tell us this was an isolated case with no rapists and murderers running around our mountain,” he wrote.
“How in the world can they say that.
“If they have DNA if they have fingerprints if they have ballistics that match a suspect in Canada or Mexico.
“But how in the world can they say that we are safe here now.”
He added that tourists are not safe in the city because “there is a rapist killer out in the open.”
Mr Schulte said he wanted full national attention to the matter and called on residents to hold protests in the city.
He has set up a “clue-booth” in Moab’s Swanee Park, hoping to find out more about the case.
Granthshala has sought comment from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, who is leading the investigation.
The FBI has also been involved in an unsolved double murder. They have yet to identify a suspect.
The couple, who married in April, were seasoned campers, splitting their time between different camp sites.
According to friends and family, shortly before his death, he complained about a “creepy” man nearby.
Cindy Sue Hunter, a friend of the women, spoke of finding the bodies of the women after she was concerned for their safety.
At a celebration of his life held in Moab on Friday, Mr. Schulte spoke about his love for his daughter Salt Lake Tribune informed of.
“Kylan was the biggest thing that happened to this father,” he said.
Last week, the Moab Police Department revealed that they were Ms Petitos called for a fight between and her boyfriend on August 12 at the Moonflower Community Cooperative in the center of the resort town, where Ms. Schulte had worked for four years.
In-store Marketing and Community Outreach Coordinator Maggie Keating told Granthshala The connection to another high-profile case was troubling.
“It’s a little heavy,” she said.
“We are of course still mourning the loss. It has only been a month and we have to put the trucking together and then it brings it to the forefront of our minds.”
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