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Gabrielle Petito

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Missing Persons Details

Missing Person
Gabrielle Petito
Alias Used
Gabby Petito
Last Seen
August 25, 2021
Case Status
Status Updated
September 21, 2021
Suspicious Circumstances
Intake Date
September 13, 2021
Source of Record


Grand Teton National Park

Physical Description

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Distinguishing Features
Gabrielle Petito has several tattoos, a triangle tattoo with flowers on her left arm and a "Let it be" tattoo on her right arm, to include one on her finger.

Details of Disappearance

According to open source information, Gabrielle Petito is believed to have gone missing sometime around 08/25/2021. Petito was on a cross country road trip with her boyfriend. Petito was reportedly last known to be in the area of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

Detectives from the Suffolk County Police Department in New York, Petito's hometown, are investigating her disappearance. A white van has been recovered since Petito went missing. The white van was a 2012 Ford Transit van bearing Florida license plate QFTG03. The van was converted into a camper which Petito and boyfriend were traveling in and documenting their road trip. (According to media reports, Petito had been documenting the road trip in "Van Life: Beginning Our Van Life Journey," on a YouTube channel named Nomadik Statik).

Petito, originally from Blue Point, NY, she was reported missing to Suffolk County authorities by her family on 09/11/2021. 

Case Numbers

Verified with Law Enforcement

Police Contact Information

Suffolk County Police Department
(631) 854-8100

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What a shame
I keep hearing about this case in the news and find it tragic. The guy who needs to be speaking with police, Brian Laundrie is on the run and all he had to do was help police by answering some simple questions, but he ran like a criminal. What does he think is going to happen next, of course either it will be he ends up being found dead or will spend the rest of his life in prison.
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