Found Deceased WY - Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Petito, 22, Grand Teton National Park, 25 Aug 2021 #15

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  1. PommyMommy

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    Missing woman disappears after road trip with boyfriend as mom reveals message to authorities

    Gabby Petito, 22, set out on a road trip with her boyfriend in a converted camper van in early July to tour National Parks, but she disappeared in late August and her family hasn't heard from her in more than two weeks. Now, her mother is pleading for help finding her daughter.

    Nicole Schmidt, Petito's mother, said that the last verbal conversation she had with her daughter was on Aug. 25.

    "I don't know if she left Grand Teton or not," Schmidt said. "I did receive a text from her on the 27th and the 30th, but I don't know if it was technically her or not, because it was just a text. I didn't verbally speak to her."

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    The couple stopped in Grand Teton National Park on Aug. 25, Petito's last known location, before a planned trip to Yellowstone. They were traveling in a 2012 Ford white van that was converted into a camper.

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    A spokesperson for the Jackson Police Department said that an "attempt to locate" call was recently filed for Petito. The Suffolk County Police Department is also investigating the case. Suffolk County PD declined to comment on Sunday.

    Petito is 5’5" and has blonde hair and blue eyes. She has a triangle tattoo with flowers on her left arm and a "Let it be" tattoo on her right arm.

    Anyone who has seen Gabby or has any information on the case should contact the Suffolk County Police Department at 1-800-220-8477.



    WY - Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Petito, 22, Grand Teton National Park, 8/25/21 *MEDIA MAPS TIMELINE No discussion*


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    Tiff23fr Verified Expert - Cultural & Behavioral Dynamics Staff Member Moderator

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    A Body has been found in the area of the search for Gabby.

    Mod Note:

    Please Read and Acknowledge


    Where we are at this time:
    -Brian Laundrie is officially named a POI by Law Enforcement
    -Awareness foundation is approved for discussion
    -Find Gabby FB page is not approved
    -Gabby is still missing and considered the victim in this case
    -Authorities have the van
    -LE was at the Laundrie home last night
    to talk with family - Protestors were at scene
    -FOX 13 has reached out to authorities and police confirmed that they have been in contact with the TikTok user, Miranda Baker. They say her story is "possibly credible."
    -Authorities are searching for BL who is now considered a missing person: current known search is at Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park / Carlton Reserve
    -BL’s parents shared with LE they have not seen BL since Tuesday
    -Video of couple dash cam is approved


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    Compliments of @oviedo
    LAST UPDATED 10:30 AM EST SEPT. 19

    Snipping the timeline and working on it - specifically the cars in the driveway during Sept12-17

    AUG 24: The couple were seen checking out of a hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah
    AUG 25: Petito’s family spoke to her for the last time over the phone and she said she was in Grand Teton National Park
    Last phone call between Gabby & her mom, Nicole Schmidt. Last Instagram post from Monarch Wall in Ogden, Utah.
    AUG 25 - Couple spots van at 5pm at Jenny Lake - alerts LE 9/17 they saw it

    AUG 27
    - Gabby's uncle posts there was a snapchat Gabby sent a friend -heading to Yellowstone (in Dailymail article)
    AUG 27-a Van is seen in the side of the road and youtubers post it - MSM picks up the story - could be Gabbys
    In the video the lady says it was recorded Aug 27, 2021 at between 6:00 to 6:30 PM
    AUG 27 & 30
    : text messages from Gabby’s phone sent to mom
    After August 30th, Gabby’s parents weren’t able to get in contact with Gabby or her fiance. Her fiance’s mother also was not responding to any phone calls.
    AUG 29- BL is picked up at 5:30pm while
    hiking alone in Grand Teton (tiktok reported in MSM)
    B alleged that Laundrie had confessed to camping at an unregulated site in the National Park "in the middle of nowhere along Snake River."

    AUG 29 Elk hunters spot van

    AUG 30: Text from Gabby to Mom - No service in Yosemite
    August 31: A new list titled “Self-Consumption” appeared on the couple’s Spotify
    SEP 1: BL returns home to FL alone, (retains an attorney we don’t know when) & is uncooperative with the investigation
    SEP 10:: Gabby’s mother texted BL and his mother, RL, trying to get in touch with Gabby, but neither replied. The family alerted the National Park Service.

    Sept 10- Gabbys Dad contacts LE?

    SEP 11: Gabby’s family report her missing 7 PM
    Sep 11: Van seized at the home of BL parents in NorthPort FL - FBI

    Sept12-15- working on which cars were in the driveway- camper, mustang, red vehicle

    Sep 14: BL family lawyer issues statement
    Note: a vehicle left driveway at 6:04pm

    Sept 15: NorthPort police names BL as Person of Interest

    Sept 15: Gabby's family issues another statement

    Sep 15- Northport police chief asks BL lawyer to assist in finding Gabby
    Sep 17 - FBI takes over search in WY (GTNP =Grand Teton National Park)

    Sept 17- BL family asks police to come to their home
    Sept 17- LE at BL home - he is declared missing by his parents as of Tuesday
    Parents admit driving the mustang back after finding it at the preserve
    Sept18- searches for Gabby and BL
    Sept 19- BL search planned
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    WY - Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Petito, 22, Grand Teton National Park, 8/25/21 *MEDIA MAPS TIMELINE No discussion*


    Elk hunters sighting
    Search intensifies for Gabby Petito; police respond to Laundrie home in Florida
    Reporter Brian Entin video he posted on Tuesday 9/14 at 6:04 pm and he said the parents had left an hour previously.

    https://twitter.com/brianentin/status/1437930287170822152?s=21

    Then video of them returning in a red truck.

    https://twitter.com/brianentin/status/1437932624534769668?s=21


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    • this reporter says that Brian’s family called police this morning and says he was last seen at the reserve by them and they came here on Tuesday and saw his mustang and drove it hom
    Updated with new YouTube video
     
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    Mod Note:
    We went through several threads yesterday with comments on mental health, OCD, anxiety, etc. It is time to let that go. The focus is where is Gabby and our POI Brian.

    Future posts regarding mental health will be removed. The thread is simply moving too fast to bring in the various points of view and personal experiences in this area.

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    I was almost wondering if Brian left a note or something that gave a rough area for Gabby, thus starting both searches in desperate earnest. Which again, I fully believe he is dead—it would explain why they launched such a large scale manhunt for him.
     
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    Good point; I didn't think of that.
     
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    Thank you I am not tech savy enough to know how to do all that. Thank you!
     
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    Wow. Thanks a s ton. I have been trying to see it on my own awhile now. Holy cow thanks again @PonderingOne
     
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    The bumper isnt white though is it?
     
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    Wow, this does make it incredibly clear.
     
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    This case will probably end up being similar to so many other missing people...Summer Wells, Orrin and Orson in Bakersfield.

    Shrug, they are gone. No evidence, no charges. There is a problem with our justice system when victims never get justice.
     
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    BREAKING: Exclusive video from Chopper 5 shows crime scene investigators on the ground in the Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area, just outside of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, as they search for Gabrielle Petito.
     
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    Oh crap, Tricia is announcing that Fox is saying body found in Wyoming.
     
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    But how appropriate is it, for him to offer that?

    I keep thinking that he seems not to know where he is, exactly. I mean, he knows he's in or near a National Park (but I'm convinced he wrote that message to Gabby's mom mentioning Yosemite). And he gets freaked out while heading to Jackson, which is where he said he wanted to go (but perhaps, in his mind, he knew he needed to go east to get to the van).

    Why offer $200? That's socially inappropriate, IMO. No experienced traveler is going to reveal they have $200 in cash unless they need to. Offering $20 for gas would be socially appropriate - he seems not to know that. Why does he not know that?
     
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    I have a very specific memory of being a child. Some guy in our apartment building offered us candy, and when my mother came flying out of the building like a bat out of hell to scream at everyone, I remember telling her, "But he looked like a nice guy!" To which she replied, "Jeffrey Dahmer looked like a nice guy too!"

    My child brain had no idea what she was talking about, but I think about it often as an adult.

    P.S. He actually was a very nice guy who worked at a local candy factory (PEZ), and he became a good family friend, but what sort of adult thinks it's a good idea to offer children candy without an adult around? Ah, the 80s/early 90s.
     
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    Only throwing this out there, but could explain why GP’s family can’t talk about the relationship, why it’s hard to pin down where the on-off engagement was at that point, and possibly (if the store sighting is credible) make sense of GP’s happy “We’re engaged!” upon leaving the store.
     
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    This interaction is key. He would know she is missing by now but didn't say anything to anyone. Probably because he wanted her to stay missing so she couldn't tell the story of being left in the middle of nowhere. He needed time to ensure she didn't make it out at this point. That's why he sent the mom a text to delay her from sending a search party
     
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