Who is Brian Laundrie? Suspected of Gabby Petito’s death

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Who is Brian Laundrie? Suspected of Gabby Petito's death
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Who is Brian Laundrie? Laundrie is the husband of Gabby Petito and a suspect in the killing of Petito, who was reported missing Sept. 11 by her parents while the couple was on a cross-country trip out West.

Brian Laundrie Updates

Potential human remains were found Wednesday in a Florida wilderness area along with items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie, whose girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found slain after he returned home alone from their cross-country road trip, according to the FBI.

Michael McPherson, chief of the Tampa FBI office, said at a news conference that it will take time to identify the remains, which forensic teams were examining. McPherson said they were found near a backpack and a notebook linked to Laundrie.

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“We are working diligently to get those answers for you,” McPherson said, adding that the items and remains were found in a swampy area — home to alligators, snakes, coyotes, and other wildlife — that had previously been underwater. “It’s likely the team will be on-site for several days.”

Laundrie’s parents, Chris and Roberta Laundrie, took part in the search Wednesday with the FBI and police from North Port, Florida, more than a month after Laundrie was reported missing after heading to the vast Carlton Reserve park.

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“After a brief search off a trail that Brian frequented some articles belonging to Brian were found,” Laundrie family attorney Steven Bertolino said in a text to The Associated Press. “As of now, law enforcement is conducting a more thorough investigation of that area.”

Gabby Petito’s death story

In August 2021, while Brian Laundrie and his fiance Gabby Petito were on a van life trip across the United States. The trip was planned for 4 months and the trip began on July 2, 2021.

On September 1, Brian Laundrie returned home from the trip by driving the couple’s vehicle from Wyoming to Florida alone. Brian refused to talk about Petito’s whereabouts.

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On 19 September, Gabby remains were found at Bridger–Teton National Forest in Wyoming.

The case gained attention in part since the couple’s journeys were covered in audio and video documentation, including their own travelogue posts, police body camera video footage of a domestic violence dispute between the couple, 9-1-1 emergency dispatch call recordings, and eyewitness accounts made on social media platforms.

Police found that Brain Laundrie is the only suspected person in Gabby Petito’s death.

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On September 14, Brain’s parents said he went hiking in a nearby forest and has not been seen since. On September 22, the FBI issued a warrant for Laundrie’s arrest on charges of debit card fraud after he made withdrawals using someone else’s card.

On September 19, 2021, at the Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area of Bridger–Teton National Forest in Grand Teton National Park not far from where the van was previously observed. Human remains were found and its matched Petito’s description and her identity were confirmed.

In postmortem revealed that the cause of death was a homicide by strangling three to four weeks before the body was found.

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Brian Laundrie Biography, Wiki, Age, wife, Parents, and more

NameLaundrie
Real NameBrian Laundrie
Age23 years (as of soon)
Date of Birth1998
Birth PlaceFlorida, United States
GenderMale
ProfessionSoon Update
ReligionChristain
Zodiac sign/Sun signN/A
NationalityAmerican
Education QualificationSoon Update
FatherChris Laundrie
MotherRoberta Laundrie
Martial StatusMarried
WifeGabby Petito (Died)
ChildrenN/A
HobbiesTravelling

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age of Brian Laundrie?

23 years old (as of 2021)

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