The remains found in Teton County, Wyoming, have undergone a post-mortem examination; and yes, they belong to Gabby Petito, the missing 22-year-old YouTuber.
On Sunday, September 19, these human remains were found in a remote part of Bridger-Teton National Forest. The discovery was made as authorities were looking for Petito.
The last time the YouTuber was seen, she was in Salt Lake City, Utah. That was on August 24.
Soon after the remains were found, an FBI spokesperson explained that they were consistent with Petito's appearance. The young woman was 5 feet 5 inches tall, and she weighed 110 pounds.
FBI Confirmed Petito Was Murdered
Richard Stafford, Petito's family lawyer, confirmed the FBI report that the remains belonged to Gabby through the media. He also explained that another statement would be made once Gabby made it home.
Through their Denver office, the FBI issued a statement that explained that the woman had died by homicide. However, it is still not very clear how this happened.
According to the statement, the cause of death will be confirmed once the final autopsy reports are carried out.