Gabby Petito died by "manual strangulation," according to Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue, who had previously ruled her death a homicide. Board-certified anatomic and forensic pathologist, Priya Banerjee, described manual strangulation as "up close and personal, it's a lot of anger and very targeted toward the victim." "You know, manual strangulation is done with the hands, or body part, for that matter. You don't need anything outside of that," said Banerjee. Blue also revealed that he believes Petito died three to four weeks before search crews found her body on September 19 in a camping area near Jackson, Wyoming. Blue said, however, that under Wyoming state law he could not comment on any specifics in the autopsy report besides the cause and manner of death. Banerjee told CNBC's "The News with Shepard Smith" that it is notab . . . read the full article here.
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DATE: July, Sept. 14, 22-year-old, September 19, three or four weeks, three to four weeks, a month and a half ago
CARDINAL: 225, 1-800-CALLFBI
WORK_OF_ART: The News with Shepard Smith