OLD Facebook posts with sweet emojis between Gabby Petito and her ex-boyfriend have been revealed.
Gabby and Brandon Williams had been friends throughout childhood and dated for a time in 2012 before parting ways.
Gabby and Brandon Williams had been friends since they were very young and and dated for a whileCredit: Facebook
The two would often share sweet messages on social media and tag the otherCredit: Facebook
A simple post back in February 2012 from Williams read: “With Gabby Petito” followed by a heart emoji.
A photo posted a few days later showed Williams sitting cross-legged in a field. Underneath, Gabby commented with a heart emoji.
Gabby’s parents had shared concerns about their daughter dating on the social media site around the same time.
Joseph Petito, Gabby’s father, shared a post back in April 2012 of a woman holding a sign that read: “Guns don’t kill people, fathers with good-looking daughters do!”
Joseph captioned the photo: “Gabby, are you paying attention?”
Her mother, Nichole Schmidt, made a comment reminding Gabby that she had “2 fathers and lots of uncles!!”
Another photo shared from October 2011 featured a t-shirt with the acronym “DADD” or “Daughters Against Daughters Dating”
Underneath the phrase was: “Shoot the first one and spread the word.”
In the comment thread, Gabby wrote: “Nice job dad…ur [sic] gunna scare him…good things its only a shirt,”
Williams commented: “o god [sic]”
In a Facebook post celebrating Gabby after her mysterious death, William described how the 22-year-old had “left a mark on the world.”
He wrote: “I was lucky enough to have the privelage [sic] of both knowing and loving you.
Old posts show Gabby’s father making jokes at the expense of his daughter’s boyfriend. Gabby and her ex commented under the picture (as seen above)Credit: Joseph Petito/Facebook
Williams said the reality of Gabby’s passing will ‘haunt’ him foreverCredit: Brandon Williams/Facebook
William said that Gabby’s passing will “haunt” him forever.
Gabby died from homicide via strangulation according to an official autopsyCredit: Social Media – Refer to source
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