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Timeline of Gabby Petito's cross-country trip and disappearance

Vero Beach woman has been missing for nearly 3 weeks
Gabby Petito Timeline
Posted at 7:38 PM, Sep 14, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-21 18:53:51-04

VERO BEACH, Fla. — Authorities are still searching for a 22-year-old Vero Beach woman who disappeared during a cross-country trip.

Here is a timeline of Gabby Petito's trip before her disappearance, according to investigators and information provided to authorities by family members.

July 2, 2021: Gabby Petito and her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, leave Blue Point, New York, for a cross-country trip in a camper van.

July 5, 2021: The couple visits Monument Rocks in Kansas.

Aug. 12, 2021: Utah police responded to an incident with Laundrie and Petito, however, neither Brian nor Gabrielle were the reporting party. Officers conducted an investigation and determined that insufficient evidence existed to justify criminal charges.

Aug. 24, 2021: Petito is last seen with Laundrie checking out of a hotel in Salt Lake City.

Aug. 25, 2021: Petito's mother, Nicole Schmidt, speaks to her daughter for the last time via phone and learns she is in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming.

Sept. 11, 2021: Petito's parents report her missing

Sept. 14, 2021: Brian Laundrie last seen by his parents

Sept. 19, 2021: Remains believed to be Petito recovered in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park

Sept. 21, 2021: Coroner confirms remains are Petito with preliminary findings indicating cause of death to be homicide

Petito chronicled their journey in a YouTube video posted on Aug. 19.

Petito's boyfriend has since returned home to Florida without her, and the camper van in which they were traveling has been recovered. Laundrie has hired a lawyer and is not speaking with authorities.