Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue told Insider that Robert “Bob” Lowry, 46, a father of two in Houston, Texas, died of gunshot wounds to the head.
The Teton County Search and Rescue Team discovered Lowry’s body at the beginning of the Teton Pass in Wyoming on Sept. 28 when he was last seen Aug. 20.
Robert Lowery Cause of death
Officials have said that the national attention surrounding the disappearance and death of Petito led the search and rescue team to find Lowery’s remains.
“Extensive news coverage of the Gabby Petito search has helped shed light on Lowry’s case, and as a result at least two members of the public have called local authorities
… with new information about his possible last seen point,” the search and rescue team said in an earlier statement.