Friends, family flock to Long Island to mourn Gabby Petito
Last updated 10/1/2021 at 5:09pm
The Associated Press
HOLBROOK, N.Y. (AP) – Lines of mourners paid their respects Sunday, Sept. 26, for Gabby Petito, the 22-year-old whose death on a cross-country trip has sparked a manhunt for her boyfriend.
Among those who congregated in Holbrook, about 35 miles (56 kilometers) east of New York City, were family members, friends, co-workers and people who were touched by Petito's story even though they didn't know her.
"She was a beautiful soul; she was full of life, always smiling," Desiree Keeffe, a friend of Petito's mother, Nicole, said. "She gave you love. She w...