Gabby Petito case: the young American influencer was the victim of a homicide

the essential The young American traveler Gabby Petito, who shared on social networks her journey in the vastnesses of the West of the United States with her fiancé, and whose mysterious disappearance moved Americans, was the victim of a homicide, the FBI announced Tuesday.

The initial analysis of the medical examiner responsible for examining the body found in the state of Wyoming is that the death is a “homicide”, details a statement from the FBI division of Denver in Colorado. The federal police add, however, that the official cause of death will be confirmed by the final results of the autopsy.

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The affair fascinated American and foreign Internet users, who followed and commented on all the stages of the vast search operation to find the woman of 22 years old, worn disappeared on 11 September during a traveling trip with her companion, Brian Laundrie.

Her parents last communicated with her when the couple, who were traveling in a campervan, were in the Grand Teton National Park area.

The fiancé cannot be found

The 23 -year-old fiancé was actively wanted by the police on Tuesday, who raided his parents’ home the day before, where the couple also lived. Over two weeks ago, Brian Laundrie walked home alone to this North Port, Florida house with his friend’s van.

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He refused to speak to investigators, before disappearing. The manhunt launched by the police continued to generate great interest in the United States on Tuesday.

The hunt, taking place in a marshy reserve in Florida, is complicated by the presence of snakes and alligators, the North Port police announced on Tuesday, in charge of research with the FBI.

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