After Sunday, authorities announced that they had found in Wyoming National Park a body that matches the description of the disappeared Gabriel Pettito, the focus of the case now shifts to two points. The first, who is awaiting forensic confirmation that the body was found is Gabi Pettito. The second, Girl friend Brian Laundry, who disappeared days ago and was probably the last person who saw the young woman alive.
On Monday morning, the FBI’s Tampa office indicated that they were searching the groom’s family’s home in Florida.
“The FBI is executing a court-authorized search warrant today at Laundry’s residence in North Port, Florida, relevant to the investigation of Gabriel “Gabi” PettitoThey noted in a Twitter message, adding that they could not provide “further details” because it was an “active and ongoing investigation.”
What about Brian Laundry?
Laundrie es Origario de Long Island, New York. He is 23 years old The authorities consider him the last person known to have had contact with Petito before his disappearance.
Young people, as stated New York times Quoting Petitto’s stepfather Jim Schmidt, they met in high school Bayport Blue Point on Long Island.
Since the beginning of July, the couple left New York to travel across the country traveling in a pickup truck and talk about their trip on social networks, especially on Instagram.
fight on the road
An incident was caught among the youth after police arrest on August 12, 2021.
A dispute arose between the couple in the car and they were stopped by police in Utah. Body camera video image from an officer in Moab, Utah Police Department showing Laundry and Pettito.
The police report confirmed that the couple said they were “in love” and “were engaged to marry”. But Officer Eric Pratt then claimed that the fight between the two had become physical.
One client said he noticed the young woman being “confused” and “emotional” and, at the suggestion of the police, the couple separated for the night. By local KUTV station. No charges have been brought.
Laundry is back alone and now he’s missing
The young man returned alone to North Harbor, Circa de Tampa, Florida, where the family lives. Laundry arrived at his parents’ home at the beginning of September in the same white Ford van he was traveling with with his fiancée.
After several days without hearing from Pettito, her family alerted authorities on September 11th in New York of the young woman’s disappearance. Then Extensive search to find 22 years. Her parents last called her when they were in the Grand Teton National Park area in Wyoming.
Days passed and because there was no news of Pettito’s whereabouts, detectives considered Londry a “person of interest”, which does not mean that there is a criminal investigation against him.
Local authorities in Florida contacted Stephen Bertolino, Laundry’s attorney, and requested an interview with the young man, but he refused to speak to investigators under his constitutional right to remain silent.
Days later, on September 17, Laundry’s parents reported to the authorities that they had last seen him on September 14. He is missing.
On Monday, September 20, authorities entered Laundry’s home.