Gabby Petito’s family files wrongful death suit against Moab


              FILE - In this image taken from police body camera video provided by The Moab Police Department, Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito talks to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, near the entrance to Arches National Park on Aug. 12, 2021. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend. (The Moab Police Department via AP, File)
            
              Gabby Petito's mother Nichole Schmidt, wipes a tear from her face during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend. The fight happened weeks before authorities say the boyfriend killed her while the couple was on a cross-country van trip. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              Joseph Petito, father of Gabby Petito, holds his head during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend. The fight happened weeks before authorities say the boyfriend killed her while the couple was on a cross-country van trip. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            
              Gabby Petito's mother Nichole Schmidt, speaks during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend. The fight happened weeks before authorities say the boyfriend killed her while the couple was on a cross-country van trip. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
            Gabby Petito's mother Nichole Schmidt, looks on during a news conference Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend. The fight happened weeks before authorities say the boyfriend killed her while the couple was on a cross-country van trip. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer) FILE- In this image taken from police body camera video provided by The Moab Police Department, Brian Laundrie talks to a police officer after police pulled over the van he was traveling in with his girlfriend, Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito, near the entrance to Arches National Park in Utah on Aug. 12, 2021. The family of Petito filed a notice of claim Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, of plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the tourist town of Moab, Utah, over police officers' handling of an encounter with Petito and her boyfriend weeks she was found dead in Wyoming. (The Moab Police Department via AP, File) Gabby Petito's mother Nichole Schmidt, speaks during a news conference as her husband Jim Schmidt looks on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City. Gabby Petito's family filed a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that police failed to recognize their daughter was in a life-threatening situation last year when officers investigated a fight between her and her boyfriend. The fight happened weeks before authorities say the boyfriend killed her while the couple was on a cross-country van trip. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)