DENVER, Colo. (KMTV) — On Tuesday afternoon the FBI in Denver confirmed that remains discovered in Grand Teton National Park are those of missing woman, Gabrielle Petito.
The remains were found in the area of the Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area, located in the Bridger-Teton National Forest on the east boundary of Grand Teton National Park.
The Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue's initial determination for the manner of death is homicide, according to a press release from the FBI.
This is a developing story.
Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue confirmed the remains are those of Gabrielle Venora Petito, date of birth March 19, 1999. Coroner Blue’s initial determination for the manner of death is homicide. The cause of death remains pending final autopsy results. pic.twitter.com/JoHenMZ9UU— FBI Denver (@FBIDenver) September 21, 2021
#FBIDenver appreciates the collaboration of all agencies and personnel who assisted in the search, recovery, and identification efforts. @NatlParkService @forestservice @GrandTetonNPS @BridgerTetonNF pic.twitter.com/2CWXNBMUn2— FBI Denver (@FBIDenver) September 21, 2021
#FBIDenver thanks the public for their continuing support of this investigation & the valuable tips that have been submitted.— FBI Denver (@FBIDenver) September 21, 2021
We extend sincere condolences to Gabby’s family, friends, and all the people whose lives she touched.