World Gabby Petito missing: Brian Laundrie's mom confronted outside home as hunt moves deeper into Florida reserve
Mystery disappearance of US road-tripper grips nation
American authorities have launched a massive search for a 22-year-old woman who mysteriously vanished during a road trip with her boyfriend, now declared a "person of interest" in a case gripping the nation. "Two people went on a trip, one person returned and that person that returned isn't providing us any information."Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito quit her job and packed her life into a camper van for the cross-country adventure with Brian Laundrie, 23, documenting their journey in a stream of idyllic-seeming Instagram posts.
Brian Laundrie’s mother was spotted outside her home Sunday morning asresumed the for Laundrie in the deeper parts of a reserve where he was last seen.
Gabby Petito, 22, has been missing for almost a month. Her mother, Nicole Schmidt, last reported speaking with her daughter on Aug. 25, and the familyon Sept. 11. Police named Laundrie, Petito’s fiancé, a person of interest last week as the search for Petito intensified, but his family on Friday.
Florida authorities commenced a search for Laundrie, 23, in the Carlton Reserve, a 25,000-acre reserve located roughly five miles from the family’s home. Laundrie supposedly went for a hike in the reserve on Sept. 14.
Everything You Need To Know About The Gabby Petito Case
Gabby Petito was reported missing earlier this month, and now human remains have been discovered which could be hers. Read on for everything to know about the case. The whole world is in a standstill right now as we await news on Gabby Petito, the missing 22-year old woman from Florida. Gabby and he boyfriend Brian Laundrie were travelling the country together in a van, documenting their adventures in a Youtube series titled 'VAN LIFE.' Despite being heavily active on social media as an influencer and vlogger, Gabby has not posted in several days, with her last social media post coming from Grand Teton National Park.
Police visited the Laundrie home to gather some of his clothing to help K-9 units track Laundrie. The search started on Saturday as officers in body armor entered the reserve, prepared for a possibly agitated encounter.
The Laundrie family have remained out of view since Friday, but Roberta, Laundrie’s mother, was spotted outside her home Sunday morning. She refused to answer any questions and quickly returned inside.
Meanwhile, police moved deeper into the reserve as they started the second day of their search, crossing the Myakkahatchee Creek Bridge into the wider part of the reserve. Police noted that a team of more than 50 officers set out Sunday morning.
Park Ranger urged Gabby Petito to distance herself from 'toxic' relationship with Brian Laundrie, report says
A U.S. park ranger in Utah reportedly urged Gabby Petito to distance herself from fiancé Brian Laundrie just weeks before the road-tripping New York native’s remains were believed to be found near Grand Teton National Park. Melissa Hulls, the ranger, was among several officers who responded to a 911 call reporting a possible domestic assault between downtown Moab and Arches National Park on Aug. 12. Fox News previously obtained bodycam video from one of the male officers interviewing Petito – who appeared distraught and on the verge of tears. Officers ultimately filed no charges and said they separated the couple.
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Police utilized K-9 units and amphibious vehicles as part of the search.
Police have repeatedly stressed that Laundrie is a person of interest and not a suspect in Petito’s disappearance.
"It is important to note that while Brian is a person of interest in Gabby's disappearance, he is not wanted for a crime," North Port police said in Friday's statement. It added that the investigation is now a "multiple missing person" case.
The FBI appealed for anyone who may have been in Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area, where Petito and Laundrie supposedly spent some time in late August, to reach out and provide agents with their information.
‘Didn’t Seem Right’: Witness Was Deeply Alarmed by Van-Life Couple’s Fight
A person who saw doomed “van-life” couple Gabby Petito and fiancé Brian Laundrie fighting in Moab, Utah, told cops that “something definitely didn’t seem right,” according to a witness statement released by authorities. Petito and Laundrie two set off in July to travel the U.S., visiting the country’s national parks and wilderness areas while living out of a converted 2012 Ford Transit Connect van. But although their online postings portrayed a blissful existence on the road, the couple’s relationship was in fact starting to fray by mid-August, a police report obtained by The Daily Beast revealed. On Sept.
A TikTok user on Friday and Saturdayoutlining an encounter with a man she claimed to be Laundrie, and family passing through Grand Teton National Park, where Petito was last known to be alive, on Sunday morning that appeared to briefly show Petito’s white van on Aug. 27 in the park – three days after her mother last spoke with her.
The North Port police have confirmed they spoke to the TikTok user, Miranda Baker, about any information she has.
YouTube user "Red White & Bethune" claimed that the FBI asked for the video as evidence. Fox News reached out to the FBI for confirmation, but they have not yet responded.
Gabby Petito case: Dispatch recordings show Utah police were told male struck female .
Minutes after Utah police were told about a report of a man striking a woman and taking off in a white Ford Transit van with Florida plates, officers pulled over Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito and appeared to zero-in on her as the aggressor, dispatch radio recordings show. "RP (reporting party) states a seeing male hit a female, domestic," the dispatcher states at around 4:38 p.m. MT on they day of the incident. "He got into a white Ford Transit van, has a black ladder on the back, Florida plate.