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What is going on here? 22-year-old woman vanishes while documenting cross-country trip with boyfriend

"Brian is refusing to tell Gabby’s family where he last saw her," the Petito family said. "Brian is also refusing to explain why he left Gabby all alone and drove her van to Florida. These are critical questions that require immediate answers."
Piper · 61-69, F
Yeah, for sure right from the start...there were critical questions not being answered. I thought of some possible scenarios, that would explain why the boyfriend would return home in [b]her[/b] van without her, that didn't involve her being dead.
The Laundrie's home is in a town not far from mine, and I've been to North Port and driven through it many times. I was hoping so much, that she'd turn up [b]not[/b] dead.
Peapod · 56-60, F
[@910977,Piper] I had that same wish, that she would be ok, but I am not really surprised at how this ended. I am curious about whether he will be found alive or not. It seems they had a very volatile relationship.
Piper · 61-69, F
[@711251,Peapod] It does seem that way about their relationship, if what the 911 caller said they saw is true. At this point, there doesn't seem to be reason to believe they were making that up.

I wasn't really surprised either, when I heard her body had been found. Although it's not been officially confirmed yet, I know there is very little doubt.
JudyS · 46-50, F
Hopefully the FBI can ping his and her phone to trace her and his travels back to Florida and possibly determine how long the phones were in the same location and then separated. I would think there is enough info for the van to be searched for forensic evidence of a crime. In my opinion, Brian is guilty of something. Otherwise, why on earth would he drive the van back to Florida without Gabby and then not answer any questions or provide any explanations...
QuixoticSoul · 36-40, M
[@10721,JudyS] The cops took the van already. I'm sure tracing the phones is one of the first things they tried.
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@10721,JudyS] I agree. It seems like info is being released slowly and carefully by law enforcement, and I can see why.
SnowBlack · 18-21, F
Her parents kept talking about her in past tense: she was this and she was that. This also makes me wonder a bit, but not as much as her boyfriend completely refusing to cooperate.
almostinvisible · 56-60, M
[@346344,PicturesOfABetterTomorrow] But his every action make him the prime suspect.
[@1213058,almostinvisible] Agreed. Although I will point out the male SO is always the prime suspect to the point of it being a cop cliche.
almostinvisible · 56-60, M
[@346344,PicturesOfABetterTomorrow] No disagreement on that. But if I was in his position, I would be doing everything in my power to assist in finding the culprit, not go into hiding
MarkS · 51-55, M
He’s gunna say he pushed her during a fight and she accidentally fell and hit her head on a rock and died
He panicked and kind of covered the body but he’s innocent

Either that or I give it a 25% chance he kills Himself
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
So Brian is somewhere on the loose...
Imagine if she’s alive and lost somewhere...

Although the way Brian is behaving I’m sure his hands are bloody. [@64578,fun4us2b]
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@372543,Vivaci] That would be great...
😭 I feel their loss....[@64578,fun4us2b]
Oberon1 · 56-60, M
It's horrible, but stuff like this happens every day all over the world.
Piper · 61-69, F
[@615618,Oberon1] Please pardon my mistake, if I misinterpreted this comment you made:

[quote]"Copraphagics" that is the best word for them and the maggots who defend them.[/quote]

Since that was in response to someone saying the whole Democratic "Marxist" party needs to be abolished, perhaps you didn't [i]mean[/i] [b]American[/b] Democrats. 🤷‍♀️
Oberon1 · 56-60, M
[@910977,Piper] "American democrats" are not democrats. They are nothing but a demolition crew destroying everything they touch. They are authoritarian, totalitarian, and more 'fascist' than democrat by a LONG stretch! That is why I call them "coprophagics". They are soulless murderous dream killers.
BigBulge · 41-45, M
Divorces are so expensive, and the wife usually gets most everything...
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@1222482,BigBulge] I don't think they were married yet...
Quetzalcoatlus · 46-50, M
He’ll be in handcuffs soon, he doesn’t look tough enough for prison though…
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@946009,Quetzalcoatlus] No, he's lawyered up...
2ndtimeguy · 56-60, M
Why didnt he contact the police out west when she was missing?
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@692007,2ndtimeguy] It's looking really creepy on his part - he left her alone, took her van, and won't give up details...that's not suspicious enough for law enforcement?
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
What? He stole her van, and he's not in prison? WTF is going on with this case?
Jimmy2016 · 61-69, M
🤔....yep, whats up with that....?
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@383312,Jimmy2016] Something is way wrong here. What are the authorities doing?
Jimmy2016 · 61-69, M
[@64578,fun4us2b] So far I think the cops said nothing was suspicious....So where is she then?
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@383312,Jimmy2016] I hope it's just the news reporting that's screwy...
Holy eff! 🥺

Wtf...why aren’t the police taking him back to the place where she was last seen? 😠
[@64578,fun4us2b] Maybe Gabby is still alive...lets pray she’s lost but alive 😞
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@372543,Vivaci] I agree 🙏🙏🙏

This is a parents worst nightmare...
Tell me bout it.... 😖

i know.. its very questionable..
fun4us2b · 61-69, M
[@209334,MadBossFTW] Yup, stinks to high heaven...
Quetzalcoatlus · 46-50, M
Now he’s missing too. If he’s dead, we’ll never know what happened to Gaby..

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