Detail in Gabby Petito's Final Autopsy Puts Popular Internet Theory to Rest

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The results of the final autopsy on travel blogger Gabby Petito were revealed on Tuesday.

Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue said that the 22-year-old died of strangulation by way of homicide during a virtual press briefing.

Dr. Blue did not provide any more specific information to the public, per Wyoming law. He did however say that Petito had died approximately "three to four weeks" before she was discovered in a camping area near Grand Teton National Park. With that, he says an "approximate" date will be placed on her death certificate.

The coroner also said it could not be determined if Petito had been strangled by hand or if the murderer used an object or weapon.

He declined to answer questions of information about bruises or injuries found on her body, any toxicology reports, or if it had been determined if Petito died where she was found or had been moved to the spot afterwards.

One detail that Dr. Blue did provide, however, put to rest a popular rumor that has been spreading on the Internet recently. He says Petito was not pregnant at the time of her death.

When travel bloggers Jenn and Kyle Bethune uploaded a video to YouTube that showed that they had recorded Petito's white van around the time she was last seen in public and not far from where her body was eventually discovered, Internet sleuths claimed that a sonogram was on the ground near the van.

Even though the evidence was loose at best, the fact that Gabby had set up a Pinterest board where she saved baby-themed items called "Oh Baby" seemed to fuel the rumors.

The information revealed by Dr. Blue has shut down that theory.

The search for Brian Laundrie continues into its fourth week.

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