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US Apparent human remains found

01:56  21 october  2021
01:56  21 october  2021 Source:   usatoday.com

Apparent human remains found in same area as Brian Laundrie's possessions in Florida nature reserve

  Apparent human remains found in same area as Brian Laundrie's possessions in Florida nature reserve Considered a person of interest in the Gabby Petito case, he's been missing for five weeks.A senior law enforcement official says what appears to be partial human remains have been found in the Carlton Reserve in a location that was previously under water. There is no confirmation the remains belong to Laundrie.

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Brian Laundrie is the sole person of interest in the strangulation death of his fiance, blogger Gabby Petito. © Provided by USA TODAY Brian Laundrie is the sole person of interest in the strangulation death of his fiance, blogger Gabby Petito.

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The Prolonged Searches for Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie Uncovered at Least 3 Other Bodies

  The Prolonged Searches for Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie Uncovered at Least 3 Other Bodies Authorities found more human remains in a Florida park Wednesday, but have yet to say if they are Brian Laundrie'sStarting on Sept. 11, investigators began searching for Petito, 22, who had been reported missing by her mother. Then, just days before she'd be found dead in Wyoming from strangulation, Laundrie became the subject of a search after he, too, vanished.

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Personal items linked to Brian Laundrie found near apparent human remains

What appears to be human remains, along with personal items believed to belong to Brian Laundrie, were discovered in a Florida park, the FBI announced Wednesday, potentially ending the search for the missing fiance of slain blogger Gabby Petito. FBI Tampa special agent Michael McPherson said the items, including a backpack and notebook, and the apparent human remains were found in an area that was previously submerged in water at Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park. The heavily wooded, 160-acre park connects to the Carlton Preserve, a 25,000-acre wetlands and wilderness area where authorities spent days searching for Laundrie after his family reported him missing on Sept. 17. Petito's body was found on Sept. 19 near a Wyoming campground. Her death was ruled a homicide by strangulation.

Case Gabby Petito. The body found in Florida is that of his boyfriend

 Case Gabby Petito. The body found in Florida is that of his boyfriend © AFP Photo / Moab City Police Department The human remains found in Florida are those of Brian Laundrie, disappeared since the discovery of the body of Gabby Petito. In the aftermath of the discovery of human remains and personal effects in a protected natural area of ​​Florida, the FBI investigators confirmed that it was Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of the murdered YouTubeuse, Gabby Petito.

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Mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines gets FDA approval

Want to mix it up a bit? The Food and Drug Administration gave the OK for Americans to mix and match booster doses of their COVID-19 vaccine. The FDA also signed off on COVID-19 booster shots for those who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines. Those who got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine can now get a second dose at least two months after their first shot of J&J, Pfizer-BioNTech, or Moderna, the FDA said Wednesday. Those who got Pfizer or Moderna can get a booster of any of the three vaccines six months after they finished their two-dose series – if they fit the necessary criteria. The agency's decisions still need to be ratified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, whose advisory committee is scheduled to discuss COVID-19 boosters on Thursday.

Laundrie family hopes for answers after remains found

  Laundrie family hopes for answers after remains found ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Family members were hoping for more answers from law enforcement regarding the cause of death for Brian Laudrie, who was a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip, an attorney said Friday. “I was informed by law enforcement yesterday that perhaps by mid-day today we’d have some more information," the Laundries' attorney Steve Bertolino told ABC's“I was informed by law enforcement yesterday that perhaps by mid-day today we’d have some more information," the Laundries' attorney Steve Bertolino told ABC's “Good Morning America" on Friday.

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Gunman in Parkland school shooting pleads guilty

The gunman who killed 17 people at a Florida high school in 2018 pleaded guilty Wednesday to as many first-degree murder charges, and the legal question in the case now turns to whether he will be sentenced to death. Attorneys for Nikolas Cruz, 23, have said they will argue against the death penalty for their client in the 2018 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. A sentencing trial is expected in the coming months. Cruz briefly addressed the court after entering the plea, saying he was sorry for what he did. Cruz was also sentenced to nearly 26 years in prison Wednesday on charges stemming from an attack on a jail guard nine months after the shooting.

EXPLAINER: Where does Gabby Petito slaying probe go next?

  EXPLAINER: Where does Gabby Petito slaying probe go next? ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Now that the decomposed remains of Brian Laundrie have been found, where does the investigation into the strangling of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, go from here? Petito, 22, was discovered slain last month on the edge of Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, one of the places the young couple had visited during a cross-country van trip that ended with Laundrie mysteriously returning home alone to Florida in the vehicle. © Provided by Associated Press FILE - This Aug.

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Nikolas Cruz, who killed 17 people at a Florida high school, has pleaded guilty to all 34 counts of premeditated and attempted murder. © Provided by USA TODAY Nikolas Cruz, who killed 17 people at a Florida high school, has pleaded guilty to all 34 counts of premeditated and attempted murder.

Netflix employees walkout over Chappelle special

Emotional speeches were heard during an organized rally of supporters of Netflix employees, who made good on a promise to walk out Wednesday over Dave Chappelle’s transphobic remarks in his new stand-up special, "The Closer." The contentious debate over Chappelle's transphobic remarks in his latest stand-up special has generated passionate responses from Chappelle supporters and detractors alike on social media in recent days. The issue intensified late Tuesday, as Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos did a flurry of phone interviews in which he admitted he "screwed up" his response to staff but reiterated his support of the comedy show.

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People rally in support of the Netflix transgender walkout and others in support of comedy and free speech, on October 20, 2021 in Los Angeles, California - Netflix bosses braced for an employee walkout and rally in Los Angeles on October 20, 2021 as anger swelled over a new Dave Chappelle comedy special that activists say is harmful to the transgender community. © FREDERIC J. BROWN, AFP via Getty Images People rally in support of the Netflix transgender walkout and others in support of comedy and free speech, on October 20, 2021 in Los Angeles, California - Netflix bosses braced for an employee walkout and rally in Los Angeles on October 20, 2021 as anger swelled over a new Dave Chappelle comedy special that activists say is harmful to the transgender community.

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Orionids meteor shower reaches peak

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Brian Laundrie found: Parents may have just missed discovering son themselves

  Brian Laundrie found: Parents may have just missed discovering son themselves EXCLUSIVE: Brian Laundrie’s parents unknowingly walked just a few yards away from locations in a Florida nature preserve where police found her son’s personal belongings and remains Wednesday morning. When Chris and Roberta Laundrie left their home before sunrise Wednesday, only two journalists were present – a Fox News Digital reporter who followed in a separate vehicle and a Fox News Channel cameraman who remained on their street. They arrived at the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park entrance at around 7:25 a.m., and two members of law enforcement arrived wearing hiking attire in a separate pickup truck.

This NASA handout photo released on August 11, 2021, shows a 30 second exposure, as a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower on August 10, 2021, in Spruce Knob, West Virginia. © BILL INGALLS, NASA/AFP via Getty Images This NASA handout photo released on August 11, 2021, shows a 30 second exposure, as a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower on August 10, 2021, in Spruce Knob, West Virginia.

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