Coroner says Gabby Petito's death was caused by strangulation

Dr. Brent Blue, the coroner for Teton County, Wyo., said the death of Gabby Petito, who disappeared while on a cross-country road trip with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, was a homicide caused by strangulation.

Video Transcript

BRENT BLUE: Hello. Thank you all for joining us. I am Dr. Brent Blue, Teton County, Wyoming coroner. After the [INAUDIBLE] investigation by our forensic pathologist, our anthropologist, and local law enforcement with assistance from the FBI, the Teton County coroner office is [? filing ?] the following verdict in the death of Gabrielle Lenora Petito. We hereby find the cause and manner of death to be the cause of death by strangulation, and manner is homicide. By Wyoming state statute, no other information will be released about the autopsy. The only thing that is released in the state of Wyoming is cause and manner of death.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting