It has been three weeks since police found the body of KP Petito († 22) in Wyoming, USA. Now the cause of death of the young woman has been officially clarified.
On Tuesday evening (Swiss time) the forensic expert in charge, Brent Blue, submitted the autopsy report. Effect: Pettito strangled. Further, the victim’s body was said to have been lying at the scene for three to four weeks before the search team found the body. Even before this forensic medical report, investigators thought he had committed a homicide.
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Petito’s fianc is still missing
On September 11 the parents of Gabriel “KP” Petito officially announced that their daughter was missing. The woman had previously left her home in Florida on a road trip with her fianc Brian Laundry via the United States, from which KP would never return alive.
Pettito’s body was found by police on September 19 in a national park. Investigators quickly committed a murder. Brian Laundry soon became the main suspect. He returned on September 1 without KP Petito. Then the body of his fiance was found Dive Laundry AB. He is still wanted today. (Cat)
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