“Gabby PetitoFoundationが稼働しています!” a Twitter account under the foundation’s name tweeted Sunday. “やるべきことがたくさんあります, ウェブサイトはまだ始まったばかりですので、しばらくお待ちください, そこに着きます. Thank you for all the support and love! ‘She touched the world.'”
The foundation was created in memory of Gabby Petito, a now-deceased 22-year-old woman who was reported missing on Sept. 11. About a week later, 9月に. 19, officials found her remains in Bridger-Teton National Park in Wyoming, and a local coroner ruled her death a homicide, though an official autopsy report has yet to be released.
Petito’s parents created the foundation “to give resources and guidance on bringing their children home,” ジョー・プティト, Gabby’s father, said in a Sept. 25 つぶやき.
“No one should have to find their child on their own,” 彼は言った. “We are looking to help people in similar situations as Gabby.”
Donors can buy bracelets on the foundation’s website.
Petito’s disappearance and homicide have dominated national headlines in recent weeks. How she died remains a mystery, and her fiancé, ブライアン・ランドリー, is a person of interest in her killing and wanted on bank fraud charges. He remains on the run from law enforcement.
Laundrie and Petito were traveling across the country in a Ford Transit van over the summer before Laundrie returned to his home in North Port, フロリダ, 9月. 1 in the van without Petito. Petito’s parents reported her missing Sept. 11. Laundrie’s parents reported Laundrie missing on Sept. 17 but said the last time they saw him was Sept. 14.
After Petito’s missing persons’ report was filed Sept. 11, Laundrie did not cooperate with the police investigation, 当局者は言った. The Laundries’ attorney released a statement Sept. 14, announcing he had advised his clients to remain “in the background.” The family revealed three days later that they had not seen Brian since Sept. 14.
Law enforcement and the FBI are still searching for the 23-year-old fugitive.