On September 11th Gabby Petito’s family reported her missing after she did not return from her cross country road trip with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, who returned to his home without Petito.

During their trip there had been multiple eyewitness accounts of the couple arguing, some even reporting that Petito was hitting and punching him in the arm/face as she was trying to get into the van. According to CNN there is a 911 recording of an incident the couple had in Moab, where witnesses had called police and reported a “domestic dispute” between the couple.

Flash forward to September 17th, Petito’s remains have been located in the Wyoming’s Bridger-Teton National Forest and Laundrie is reported missing buy his parents.

According to his parents, Laundrie was last seen leaving their home with a backpack to the T. Mabry Carlton Jr. Memorial Reserve in Florida. Currently, law enforcement underwater diving team known as SURF, have arrived to the swampy 25,000-acre reserve in Venice, Florida to continue the search for Laundrie.

This story has captivated people all over the country. Gabby Petito’s story in particular has grabbed peoples attention regarding domestic violence as well as missing persons cases. Everyday people go missing ranging from ages 2-62. This case is no more important than any other case, but it has opened doors for awareness, showing how well communities can work together to solve something so dire.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/22/us/gabby-petito-brian-laundrie-update-wednesday/index.html

One Response to “Underwater dive team has been put together to find Gabby Petito’s missing fiancé”

  1.   fuglsang said:

    “This case is no more important than any other case, but it has opened doors for awareness, showing how well communities can work together to solve something so dire.”

    Google search Missing White Woman Syndrome.

    More on the COMMENT part, Josie.

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