Airdate: The Gabby Petito Story
Nine's Sarah Abo investigates the circumstances surrounding the death of Gabby Petito in the USA.
Nine screens a true crime special The Gabby Petito Story this Sunday, made by the 60 Minutes team.
Gabby Petito and her fiancé Brian Laundrie were a young couple who seemed to have it all – an enduring love for each other and a longing to explore the world. In July they set off in their little white van on a road trip across the United States. Like so many others, Gabby and Brian wanted to show off their idyllic and carefree lives on social media. But their postcard images and million-dollar smiles were hiding an ugly truth. Along the way something went horribly wrong, adventure turned to catastrophe. Both Gabby and Brian are now dead.
In a special one-hour program made by the producers of 60 Minutes, reporter Sarah Abo pieces together the events that conspired to cause this modern-day tragedy.
In exclusive interviews with Gabby’s heartbroken parents, specialist detectives, forensic experts and eyewitnesses, Abo also investigates the circumstances surrounding the most difficult question: Could Gabby Petito’s life have been saved?
Reporter: Sarah Abo
Producer: Amelia Ballinger
9:10pm Sunday on Nine.