<22 Year Old Reported Missing After Boyfriend Returns Home From Cross Country Trip Without Her>
22-year-old Gabby Petito from New York's Long Island was reported missing on Saturday by her family after her fiancé returned home alone from a cross-country road trip the two had embarked on in early July. Police and Petito's family say the fiancé, Brian Laundrie, is refusing to speak to law enforcement, CBS New York reports.
The pair live together in North Port, Florida, and had been together for two and a half years, and engaged a little more than a year, according to CBS affiliate WSFB-TV. Laundrie returned to their shared home without Petito well before their trip was supposed to have ended.
Petito's mother, Nicole Schmidt, told WSFB that she would normally have a video call with her daughter three times a week. But, she told CBS News' Jericka Duncan that the last time they video chatted was on either August 23 or 24. Schmidt said the last time she communicated with her daughter was on August 30 via text message, but that she is not certain if the texts were actually from Petito.