The family of Gabby Petito says Brian Laundrie's parents knew before going on a family vacation to Fort DeSoto park that their son had killed his girlfriend and left her body in a national park in Utah, according to new documents filed in Sarasota County court.
Gabby Petito's family has filed a civil lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents, accusing them of knowing that Brian had murdered their daughter and attempting to help him flee the country. The lawsuit seeks over $100,000 in damages for causing the Petitos pain and suffering along with mental anguish.
Brian Laundrie’s full autopsy and forensic reports were released by the medical examiner, revealing new details about the circumstances around his death.
An outside investigation into the Aug. 12 domestic violence incident between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie in Moab, Utah, found "unintentional mistakes" – and issued a number of recommendations on how the department should move forward.
Gabby Petito’s family attorney floated the notion that "additional individuals" could face charges in connection with her strangling in Wyoming more than two months ago.
When Brian Laundrie’s parents reported him missing in mid-September following the strangulation of his fiancée Gabby Petito, they turned over all of the firearms in their home to the FBI – but one was apparently missing.
A bench covered in colorful steel butterflies sits in the shade of trees in a North Port park, just steps away from where a makeshift memorial once stood. In the center, a plaque reads, "In Memory of Gabby Petito."
In addition to the remains of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie being discovered, an additional six bodies were found across the country amid a search that made national headlines.
A memorial to Gabby Petito outside Brian Laundrie's family home in North Port has been removed by the city. Officials took it down Wednesday night, saying the memorial violated the city's sign and stormwater codes.
Brian Laundrie's parents left their North Port home to grieve privately with family at an undisclosed location in Florida, their attorney said, adding that Chris and Roberta Laundrie are not planning to have a funeral for their son.
Brian Laundrie’s parents unknowingly walked just a few yards away from locations in a Florida nature preserve where police found their son’s personal belongings and remains Wednesday morning.
The FBI has confirmed that human remains found this week at a Florida park are that of Brian Laundrie, the only person of interest in the Gabby Petito case who has been missing himself since last month.
Gabby Petito’s remains were found in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in September. Now, authorities are searching for her boyfriend who arrived home without her from their cross-country trip.
Gabby Petito, 22, vanished after going on a cross-country trip with her boyfriend in a converted camper van. Here is a timeline of her disappearance, death and the developments in the case.
The body that was found Wednesday belonged to Brian Laundrie, the only person of interest in the Gabby Petito case, officials say.
FBI agents were still at the Carlton Reserve in Sarasota, where skeletal remains were found Wednesday during the search for Brian Laundrie, the only person of interest named in the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito.
If the body found is that of Brian Laundrie, Ted Williams says the question is 'how did he die?'
“I said, ‘You might want to change your appearance for a while or this will continue to happen where you go,’” Graham County Sheriff Jerry Crisp told Severin Beckwith, the Brian Laundrie doppelgänger.
Gabby Petito died of strangulation about three to four weeks before her body was found, according to the Wyoming coroner’s final autopsy report.
Cassie Laundrie urged her brother to surrender to authorities in a televised interview.