‘My heart is shattered’: Brother pays tribute to Gabby Petito

Gabby Petito’s younger brother, TJ Schmidt, reacted to news a body matching her description had been found at a campsite in a Wyoming national park.

Sharing an image of the 22-year-old standing in front of a mural of angel wings, he wrote on Instagram: “I don’t even know what to say. I’m at a total loss. My heart is shattered #justiceforgabby”.

“Earlier today, human remains were discovered, consistent with the description of Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Petito,” an FBI official told the press. “Full forensic identification has not been completed to confirm 100 percent that we found Gabby, but her family has been notified of this discovery. The cause of death has not been determined at this time.” 

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No one has been arrested in connection with the case. “It is important to note that while Brian is a person of interest in Gabby’s disappearance, he is not wanted for a crime,” the police previously said. “We are not currently working a crime investigation. We are now working a multiple missing person investigations.”