Petito Case Highlights Disparity in Missing Person Coverage

Gabby Petito's story has sparked a broader conversation about how we discuss and ultimately investigate missing persons cases. Petito was a young, open and attractive white woman with a platform that helped her case get more attention. Not every case of a missing person has that, and that can often mean their cases go unsolved. This is particularly true for the 40% of missing persons who are people of color. Zach Sommers, Affiliated Scholar at the American Bar Foundation, and Manisha Krishnan, senior editor at VICE News, join Cheddar's News Wrap to discuss.
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