Four revelations after Gabby Petito’s autopsy

Gabby Petito’s autopsy that revealed that the young woman had died from strangulation also served to clear up some questions. Autho...

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  • Gabby Petito’s autopsy that revealed that the young woman had died from strangulation also served to clear up some questions.
  • Authorities had previously confirmed that Petito’s death had been a homicide.
  • Among the revelations, it was confirmed that the young woman was not pregnant.

After the long process of Gabby Petito’s autopsy and after performing a “detailed analysis”, the coroner of the county of Teton, Brent Blue concluded that Petito was strangled, however, after the fateful end of the 22-year-old youtuber was revealed, the autopsy also served to clear up some questions.

According to the Wyoming medical examiner, Petito died three to four weeks before her body was found on Sept. 19 near a camping area in northern Wyoming, on the edge of Grand Teton National Park.

Petito’s autopsy clears up questions

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It was unclear if the determination could lead to additional charges against Petito’s boyfriend and fellow traveler, Brian Laundrie, who is considered a person of interest in his disappearance and whose whereabouts are unknown, The Associated Press reported.

Blue declined to say more about the autopsy or the case in general, noting that it was prevented by Wyoming law that limits what coroners can release. Blue had previously classified Petito’s death as a homicide, meaning that her death was caused by someone else, but had not disclosed how she was killed.

Gabby Petito Autopsy: Death by Strangulation

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After multiple speculations on the internet about how the young youtuber had been murdered, the coroner Blue, confirmed during a press conference on Tuesday that Petito died of “strangulation,” he reported. The Sun.

“We hereby find that the cause and manner of death is, cause, death by strangulation, and manner is homicide,” Blue said. The coroner said little else about Petito’s physical condition – including whether she could have been strangled directly by someone’s hands, or with a rope or some other item.

I was not pregnant

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Despite the theory among netizens who insisted that the young woman may have been pregnant when she was murdered, Petito’s autopsy revealed that the 22-year-old youtuber was not pregnant at the time of her death.

The idea of ​​a pregnancy came after it was discovered that the young woman had a board on the social network Pinterest titled “Oh Baby” where she kept baby clothes and cute photos of children. Another “clue” of those who held this theory was that an object resembling an ecosonogram was found near where Gabby’s body was found.

Date of the murder of the youtuber

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The three or four weeks that his body is believed to have been in the wild, place his death around the period of August 27-30 when investigators believe Petito and Laundrie had traveled to the area. “All I can really comment on is that his body was out in the desert for three or four weeks,” Blue announced, however, he did not indicate whether the body was buried or left on the surface.

The Petito case has prompted new calls for people to pay more attention to the cases of indigenous women and other missing persons. Some commentators describe the intense coverage of her disappearance as the “missing white woman syndrome.”

They collected DNA samples

Gabby Petito death autopsy: CAUSES OF DEATH REVEALED
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In a revelation that could be crucial to finding out who murdered Gabby Petito, Blue, without providing further details, announced that DNA samples had been taken from Gabby Petito’s body.

According to CNN correspondent Jean Casarez, the samples could prove essential in identifying the 22-year-old’s killer. “Prosecutors are very interested in DNA because DNA, the foreign DNA in it, that is, not their own DNA, can be critically important, and there are things called defensive strikes, defensive wounds, and they look at the DNA underneath. of the nails to see if there is anything strange, ”said Casarez.

Brian Laundrie parents break silence after Gabby Petito autopsy results

Gabby Petito death autopsy: HAD BEEN DEAD WEEKS
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After the results of Gabby Petito’s autopsy were released, Brian Laundrie’s parents published a statement through his lawyer, saying that the death of the young youtuber was ‘an unfortunate event’ but that they could not hold Laundrie responsible.

Gabby Petito’s mother did not hesitate to speak about the message sent by the Laundrie family pointing out that the words they had spoken about Petito’s death, they were ‘garbage’ to them. He did not elaborate on it and only said that they would talk about Gabby when her remains arrived home.

The Laundrie family statement

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Through a text message, the Laundrie family’s lawyer, Steven Bertolino, wrote about the death of the young Gabby Petito and the situation surrounding Brian Laundrie, who was the deceased’s fiancé. The 23-year-old young man became one of the people of interest to the FBI for being one of the last people to talk to the youtuber.

“Gabby Petito’s death at such a young age it’s a tragedy.“, Began the Laundrie family message through attorney Steven Bertolino after it became known that Gabby had died as a result of a homicide, which was perpetuated by being strangled to death.

Laundrie is accused of fraud

Dads Laundrie statement: He is accused of fraud
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According to News Channel 8, the lawyer for the Laundrie family spoke excusing his client, saying that the only line of investigation in this regard is the accusation of having used Gabby Petito’s card without having the authorization of the young woman, at the time she disappeared.

“While Brian Laundrie is currently charged with the unauthorized use of a debit card that belongs to Gabby, Brian is only considered a person of interest in connection with the disappearance of Gabby Petito,” said Steven Bertolino through the text message that published by the media.

“He’s still missing”

Dads Laundrie released: "Is still missing"
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In the last paragraph of the statement published by Laundrie’s lawyer, they allude that a trial cannot be made for the causes of Petito’s death and above all, there is the fact that Brian continues to be missing and the authorities are working to locate him. The family commented that only when they are located will they talk about their legal situation.

“At this time, Brian is still missing and when he is located, we will address the pending fraud charge against him,” the family’s attorney concluded the message. Clearly, it was striking that it was published after the causes of Petito’s death were known and that the forensic doctor himself determined that it could be a case of ‘domestic violence’.

“They are trash”

Dads Laundrie released: "They are trash"
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Gabby Petito’s mother, Nichole Schmidt, mentioned that she can’t believe the words spoken by Brian Laundrie’s family. This, after the causes of her death became known and, above all, that the Laundrie never wanted to talk to her when they had the opportunity to clarify the situation that had occurred between the couple.

His words are rubbish. Keep talking, “replied the mother of the deceased youtuber to JB Biunno from the WFLA. Gabby’s family clarified that they do not want to say more words to the family than their daughter’s partner was and that they were only waiting for the remains to arrive at their home.

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