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Memorial grows next to Utah mural from Petito’s final post – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2021-09-22 08:24:04 –

Ogden, Utah — The day of a human body found in Wyoming Confirmed to belong to the missing 22-year-old traveler Gabby Petit, small anniversary She began to take shape outside one of the last places she was seen in public.

Petito’s Last post on Instagram on August 25th Some photographs were included in front of the butterfly mural outside Monark, a restaurant and retail space in Ogden, Utah. I read the caption as “Happy Halloween”.

The photo was posted shortly before Petit and her boyfriend, 23-year-old Brian Laundry, drove to Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.

Search by FBI and local police on Sunday Human corpse recovered near the campsite Just outside the boundaries of the park.

Brian Schnee | FOX13 News

The body was confirmed as Petit’s on Tuesday. Authorities say the method of death is classified as murder.

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Brian Schnee | FOX13 News

On Tuesday, members of the Ogden community stopped by in front of the monarch’s butterfly mural to add Petit’s growing monument. The monument contained framed photographs of Petit, dozens of flowers, handwritten notes, candles and other items.

“When I saw, I’m thinking of Gabby now [the mural]”I felt I could pay respect and affection to her family, and of course to her,” said Jake McMahon, who started the monument.

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Brian Schnee | FOX13 News

But McMahon said gestures aren’t just for Petit.

“This is not uncommon. It always happens,” he said. “Other cases like this may not be very exposed, so a deeper meaning to me is that since I did this yesterday, my Facebook has exploded in other cases that people share around the world. I’m here. “

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Brian Schnee | FOX13 News

McMahon will send a written note to Petit’s family.

This story was originally published by Brian Schnee at Scripps Station KSTU In Salt Lake City, Utah.



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