Montanans Encouraged to Assist in Search for Missing Woman
22-year-old Gabrielle Petito was reported missing by her parents on September 11, 2021. Ten days after her boyfriend reportedly returned home to Florida in the van that the couple was traveling in. The last contact they had with her was on August 30 when they received a text from her phone that said;
No service in Yosemite.
According to Petito family attorney Richard Stafford, the family does not believe the text was sent by their daughter.
She was on a cross-country road trip with her boyfriend visiting national parks in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming. She and her boyfriend were driving a white 2012 Ford Transit van with a variety of stickers on the back.
The FBI, in coordination with the National Park Service, the Teton County Sheriff’s Office, the Jackson Police Department, and other state, and local law enforcement agencies across the country, are investigating the disappearance of Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito.
Gabby Petito's parents are pleading for anyone with information that could help locate their daughter to come forward. According to reports, the couple could have possibly traveled trough Montana, as well as surrounding states Utah and Wyoming.
Federal authorities are seeking any information regarding Petito's whereabouts, and encourages anyone who may have seen her or her boyfriend Brian Laundrie to provide any information that may help in the investigation.
If you have information regarding this case, such as potential sightings, photos, videos, or other details concerning Gabby Petito or her boyfriend Brian Laundrie, your tips may be submitted anonymously online at tips.fbi.gov or by phone to 1-800-CALL-FBI or 303-629-7171. Images and videos may be submitted to fbi.gov/petito.
CNN recently shared a timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito's case.