Gabby PetitoAfter the police found the body of the 22-year-old influential man, the family paid emotional tributes.
On Sunday, September 19, shortly after the announcement that human remains had been found, “Gabriel ‘Gabby’ Petito’s description of Gabby’s father,” joseph petito, and younger brother, TJ schmidt, took to Instagram to react to the devastating news.
“#gabbypetito she touched the world,” Joseph captioned her Post. He presented a picture of Gabby in front of a mural of angel wings.
TJ shared a shot of Gabby’s identical fairytale mural, too, with a big smile on her face. “I don’t even know what to say,” TJ wrote. “I’m at a complete loss. My heart is broken #justiceforgabby.”
During a September 19 press conference, the Denver branch of the FBI, the National Park Service, and law enforcement announced the discovery of bodies in the vicinity of the Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming. The identity of the person has not been confirmed yet.