Crime Newly Abandoned Campsite Discovered in Florida Reserve as Father Joins Search for Brian Laundrie
‘I Don’t Know if My Parents Are Involved:’ Brian Laundrie’s Sister Speaks to Protesters, ABC News
The sister of wanted man Brian Laundrie on Monday evening confronted protesters outside her home on video in a nearly 20 minute discussion obtained by NewsNation. Cassie Laundrie and her husband James Luycx were not pleased by the small assembly — which was widely publicized in the leadup to a formal sit-down interview with ABC News. The post ‘I Don’t Know if My Parents Are Involved:’ Brian Laundrie’s Sister Speaks to Protesters, ABC News first appeared on Law & Crime.
The remnants of a freshly abandoned campsite were recently found by authorities scouring a Florida preserve for, the 23-year-old fugitive who vanished days before his former fiancée 's body was found in Wyoming.
about the discovery of traces of a campsite inside the Carlton Reserve, a 25,000-acre nature preserve consisting primarily of swampy wetlands.
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.
The source did not say when the campsite was located, or whether authorities believe the site may have been used by Laundrie.
The missing man has not been seen since Sept. 13, when he allegedly told his parents he was headed to the reserve to hike.
Petito, the woman he was engaged to, was reported missing Sept. 11.
Word of the vacated campsite's discovery comes as Laundrie's father, Chris, joins the search for his missing son — at the behest of investigators.
"Chris Laundrie is assisting Law Enforcement today in the search for Brian," reads a statement from the Laundrie family attorney, Steven Bertolino. "Chris was asked to point out any favorite trails or spots that Brian may have used in the preserve."
Brian Laundrie: No physical signs of Gabby Petito's fiance have been found in a Florida nature reserve, police say
As the search for Brian Laundrie continues in a Florida nature reserve, police said Friday that they have yet to find any physical evidence of Laundrie within the sprawling wilderness area. © From gabspetito/Instagram Brian Laundrie is pictured in a post on Gabby Petito's Instagram account on February 14, 2021. Laundrie, whose fiancé Gabby Petito was found dead in Wyoming nearly three weeks ago, has been the focus of an intensive search in the Carlton Reserve near his family home in North Port, after his parents told police he planned to hike there.
The statement adds that, while Laundrie's parents "provided this information verbally three weeks ago, it is now thought that on-site assistance may be better. The preserve has been closed to the public and the Laundries as well, but the parents have been cooperating since the search began."
On Sept. 1, less than two months after setting out on a cross-country trip with Petito, Laundrie returned to his parents' home in North Port, Fla., without her.
The body ofwas found at a remote campsite in Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Officials have deemed , but have yet to reveal how Petito was killed.
Investigators believe Petito was killed sometime between Aug. 27 and Aug. 30.
for Laundrie for weeks now. He is considered a fugitive from justice after the Sept. 23 issuance of an arrest warrant for alleged unauthorized use of a debit card.
Brian Laundrie Search Discovers Body Unconnected to Investigation
Blue Ridge Parkway is an area of interest to investigators searching for Laundrie, who disappeared in the days after the death of his girlfriend Gabby Petito.The FBI has confirmed that the body is part of an ongoing investigation, but has no relation to the Brian Laundrie case.
Laundrie also remainsin Petito's case, but has not been named a suspect in her homicide.
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Prior to vanishing, Laundrie had refused to meet with detectives handling Petito's disappearance.
Five days after returning to Florida alone, Laundrie went camping with his family at Fort De Soto Park in Tierra Verde, Fla.
, Petito and Laundrie were involved in an incident that led to eyewitnesses calling 911. Police in Moab City responded, and their interactions with the couple were recorded by body cameras.
Police believe the relationship between Petito and Laundrie, according to unsealed search warrant connected to the case.
Petito's best friend, Rose Davis,the couple's relationship was "toxic," and that Laundrie's jealousy led to numerous fights between the two.
If you have information pertinent to this case, call 1-800-CALL-FBI (225-5324).
Brian Laundrie's Parents Change Story on When They Last Saw Him .
Laundrie's parents said they may have last seen their son on September 13, as investigators continue searching for the 23-year-old.In a statement given to NewsNation, attorney Steven Bertolino said the family has altered their stance on when they last encountered Laundrie, who has was reported missing three weeks ago. Previously, Laundrie's parents said they last saw him on September 14, when they believed he went for a hike in Carlton Reserve in Florida.