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Pebbles in foreground of river bank in dramatic Canadian landscape of Jasper national Park

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A mysterious stone cross has appeared at the site where Gabby Petito’s body was found. The symbol – made of rocks from a nearby creek bed, was found in Wyoming’s Bridger-Teton National Forest, where Petito’s body was found on Sunday.

No one is sure exactly when the cross appeared or who left it. The area had been cordoned off by rescue crews until Tuesday morning.

Petito disappeared while on a cross-country trip with boyfriend Brian Landrie, which they were documenting on YouTube and social media.  Authorities are still searching for Landrie, considered a person of interest in Petito’s death.

Who do you think left the stone cross?  Why is the Petito story such a national obsession?