FBI discovered human remains of a body they believe to be Gabby Petito, the missing 22-year-old who was traveling cross-country with her fiancé.
Federal authorities have discovered the remains of a body they believe to be Gabby Petito, 22, a blogger whose mysterious disappearance has fueled national intrigue and a cross-country effort to solve the complex and increasingly bizarre case.
The FBI said law enforcement had combed through a camping area in Wyoming's Bridger-Teton National Forest and found human remains that appear to bePetito. Authorities will conduct a full forensic review to verify the remains, according to Charles Jones, a special agent with the FBI's Denver office. He said a cause of death was not immediately clear.
"I would like to extend sincere and heartfelt condolences to Gabby's family," Jones said. "As every parent can imagine, this is an incredibly difficult time."
The FBI made the announcement Sunday as law enforcement in Florida ended a second day of searching for Petito's fiancé — the lone person of interest who himself vanished last week.
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