A Wyoming coroner’s workplace revealed Tuesday that Gabby Petito died by strangulation and the style of loss of life was a murder.
Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue additionally estimated that Petito might have been useless 3 to 4 weeks earlier than her stays have been discovered.
Blue declined to share extra particulars surrounding Petito’s post-mortem report since Wyoming legal guidelines restrict what coroners can launch. Nonetheless, he did affirm the 22-year-old was not pregnant.
Petito’s physique was present in a nationwide park in Wyoming on September 19, days after her household reported her lacking. Her disappearance, which got here as she and her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, have been on a cross-country street journey, sparked nationwide dialog. Laundrie, who stays unaccounted for, is an individual of curiosity within the case.