The Teton County Coroner confirmed to Insider that he has released Gabby Petito's body to a local mortuary. According to a reporter from local news station WPBF, Petito will be cremated.
Fox News reported that Petito's parents headed to Wyoming on Wednesday to retrieve Petito's remains, and will fly back to New York with her ashes this weekend.
Yesterday, the coroner had said that Petito's "remains have been returned to the mortuary here and the mortuary is dealing with the family at this time," referring to a mortuary in Jackson, Wyoming.
Insider reached out to the Petito family's attorney Richard B. Stafford for comment.
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