Crime Family of Brian Laundrie Feared He Might Hurt Himself After He Left Without Wallet: Report
Brian Laundrie's Sister Says She Loves Gabby Petito as Protests Target Her Parents' Home
"She's like a sister and my children love her, and all I want is for her to come home safe and found and this to be just a big misunderstanding," Cassie Laundrie said.On Thursday, Cassie Laundrie, the sister of Brian Laundrie, appeared on Good Morning America for an exclusive interview following the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito. Her statement came after the missing woman's family begged the Laundries for more information regarding her disappearance.
Brian Laundrie sparked fears in his family that he might hurt himself after he left home without some key items, it has been reported.
Laundrie, 23, is a person of interest in the disappearance of his fiancée, Gabby Petito, 22, whose remains were found near Spread Creek dispersed camping site in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park on
Gabby Petito fiancé Brian Laundrie 'is not missing, he is hiding,' attorney for her family says
The search for the now-missing fiancé of 22-year-old Gabby Petito is focused on a Florida nature reserve, where 50 officers from five local agencies and FBI agents are scouring the area, according to North Port Police spokesperson Josh Taylor. © From Gabby Petito/Instagram A photo of Gabby Petito taken from her Instagram account During a Saturday news conference, Taylor said Laundrie has an "enormous amount of pressure" on him to provide answers following Petito's own disappearance.Brian Laundrie's family told police Friday night they have not seen the 23-year-old since Tuesday.
Laundrie's family members have said they had not seen him since September 14, nearly two weeks after he returned from a cross-country trip that the couple had undertaken.
Thehas following an autopsy. Laundrie is considered a "person of interest" in the case but has not been charged with any crimes.
However, as authorities scoured a nature reserve in Venice, Florida, close to his parents' home in North Port, it was reported that the manner of Laundrie's departure from the family home was a cause for concern.
Laundrie's family had told police he had left home with his backpack on September 14 and said that he was going to the reserve near their home.
However, a source close to Laundrie's family toldthat he had left his parent's home without his wallet or cell phone. The source told CNN host that this left his parents worrying that he might hurt himself, the news outlet reported, without adding further details.
Brian Laundrie: Search for Gabby Petito's fiancé resumes today in the Carlton Reserve. Here's why it's been so hard to find him
Authorities are no longer looking for Laundrie at the Carlton Reserve in Florida.Police in Florida resumed their search Tuesday for Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito, who has been missing for almost a week.
In response to the claims by the source, North Portspokesperson Josh Taylor told CNN: "I can not give any statement to a timeline at this time. That investigation is being conducted by the FBI."
It comes as the U.S. District Court of Wyomingfor Laundrie over his unauthorized use of a debit card and several accounts.
FBI Denver Special Agent in Charge Michael Schneider said the warrant allowed for officers to arrest Laundrie but "the FBI and our partners across the country continue to investigate the facts and circumstances of Ms. Petito's homicide."
Lawyer for the Laundrie family,, said in a statement shared with media that he understood the arrest warrant to be "related to activities occurring after the death of Gabby Petito and not related to her actual demise."
"The FBI is focusing on locating Brian," the statement added, "and when that occurs the specifics of the charges covered under the indictment will be addressed in the proper forum."
‘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.
Investigators have resumed their search of a 25,000-acre Florida nature reserve for Laundrie. On Thursday evening, North Port Police tweeted: "The ground search in the Carlton has been halted for the day. Nothing found. We will be back at it Friday."
Meanwhile, a second person has said that they picked up Laundrie a, close to where Petito's remains were found.
Norma Jean Jalovec toldDigital she stopped to give Laundrie a lift about 6.30 p.m. on August 29 near Pacific Creek Landing.
She told the outlet she only realized who her passenger was after seeing a TikTok video from Miranda Baker, who described how she and her boyfriend had also given Laundrie a ride in the same area.
Newsweek has contacted the FBI and Bertolino for comment.
Brian Laundrie search: Timeline of events since he returned to Florida becomes clearer .
Reports that Brian Laundrie camped with his family this month before Gabby Petito was reported missing appear to clarify a timeline of his movements after he returned to Florida without his fiancée, who eventually was found dead in Wyoming. © From gabspetito/Instagram Brian Laundrie is pictured in a post on Gabby Petito's Instagram account on February 14, 2021. The Laundrie family stayed at a Florida campground dozens of miles from their North Port home between September 6 and 8, officials said, days before Petito's family reported her missing after the couple were on a cross-country van trip.