Found Deceased WY - Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Petito, 22, Grand Teton National Park, 25 Aug 2021 #46

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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.


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Where we are at this time:
-A FEDERAL ARREST WARRANT HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR BRIAN RELATED TO DEBIT/CREDIT CARD TRANSACTIONS FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF GABBY.

-Dog the Bounty Hunter has joined the search
-Deer Cam individual has been identified and IS NOT BRIAN
-Brian Laundrie is officially named a POI by Law Enforcement
-Awareness foundation is approved for discussion
-Authorities have the van

-FBI has searched the Laundrie home
-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

-Mustang has been towed and returned
-Autopsy determines homicide


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Mod Note:

We are starting to lose focus that this thread is about Gabby and the current search for Brian.

Mental Health: Only bring it into the discussion if it is a statement in media or LE reports. Do not expand beyond what has been provided to us regarding Gabby and/or Brian and mental Health.

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This thread is about Gabby's story.

As mods, we have hearts, we care about each of you, and it is hard to delete a post on thread that may include your personal story. However, we have to remind ourselves this is about Gabby's story. Please keep her the focus of the thread.
 

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A Few Reminders from the Wild Ride of the last several days:

-Discussion of Dog the Bounty Hunter and his involvement as it relates to the search for Gabby is permitted. Discussion of Dog as an individual, his past, publicity and/or the generalities of him with regard to your personal opinions is not helpful in progressing the dialogue. In this regard posts will be considered “off topic

-Twitter of Dog’s Daughter in regards to Brians voice is approved as she is working the search with Dog.

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We are all adults here, let’s speak to one another in a civil manner. Imagine where the thread could go with more curiosity and less bickering and shut downs.

I know, quite a long opening post. Here is to fastening the seat belt.

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This thread is to discuss Gabby’s case.

Off topic posts have been removed. They run the gamut from discussing racoon poop, donkeys, the Australian or British judicial systems, the King or Queen, Caylee Anthony, or the debate about what style of sleuthing members can or cannot do, telling other members how/what to post, what WS does or does not allow compared to what was allowed back in the ‘good old days’, etc.

Members need to recognize that WS has gone from a few thousand members over the years to now having almost 200,000 members. Allowing the above type of off-topic posts (which are actually violations of TOS) takes the focus off the victim of the case and turns it into just what members would like to talk about at the moment. They can also seriously derail a thread.

Please discuss this case, not other cases, not other members, not how you think this or that should be allowed, stop the snark and attitude, debate and bickering over insigificant details that have nothing to do with Gabby’s case.

On another note, the presumption of innocence does not apply to WS members and other members of the general public who are allowed to have their own opinions. "Innocent until proven guilty" is a principle adhered to within the judicial system. We are not part of that process.

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There were posts last night questioning if the registration was checked on the van during the Moab stop. It must have been, because the police report lists the van owner as Gabrielle Petito.
https://www.scribd.com/document/525514584/Petito-Redacted
I don't think that means that they were asked for drivers' license and registration, though. I think that means that they ran the plate from a computer, and may even have done that after sending GP on her way. They referred to the van as his throughout the video, as in, "are you OK with her driving your van?"
 

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Morning/Evening folks!

Wowee, just checked out the 2nd body cam footage. Not an easy watch.

Got two questions for folks to help with my understanding:

1. Is the majority of Florida vegetation in preserves and the like evergreen? Like green all year round? I ask because it's autumn there. If there's less leaf cover and bare bushes it's harder to hide, I doubt BL would have suitable camouflage like clothing.

2. Does it get cold around this time of year on the Appalachian Trail? I ask because I am also doubting Brian took much warm clothing if any with him.

If he's out in the elements sooner or later he'll be "smoked" out
 
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