THE INVESTIGATION into Gabby Petito’s murder led to the mysterious disappearance of her fiancée Brian Laundrie.
Brian Laundrie timeline: What happened and when did he go missing?
洗衣店, 23, made headlines earlier in 2021 after he returned home from a cross-country road trip early and without his fiancé, 加比·佩蒂托.
Petito’s body was later discovered in Wyoming and the autopsy results revealed that she was murdered as a result of strangulation.
After her body was recovered, Laundrie went missing as law enforcement attempted to track his whereabouts.
The FBI announced on October 21, 2021, that remains found at the Mabry Calrton Jr. Memorial Reserve and Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park belong to Laundrie.
Laundrie’s timeline includes:
七月 2, 2021
Petito and Laundry left Blue Point, 纽约, to start their cross-country road trip and document it on YouTube.
八月 24, 2021
Laundrie was seen leaving a hotel in Salt Lake City, 犹他州, with Petito.
This was also the last time Petito was seen alive.
九月 1, 2021
Laundrie returned home to Florida without his fiancé and hired an attorney.
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九月 6, 2021
Laundrie joined his family on a camping trip about 75 miles from their home in North Port.
九月 13, 2021
Laundrie’s parents claim he left home to go hiking in Carlton Reserve, 佛罗里达.
This was also allegedly the last time they saw him.
九月 15, 2021
Laundrie was named a person of interest in Petito’s case after cops said he was “阻碍这项调查” 不与他们合作.
九月 16, 2021
Utah police released bodycam footage from an “事件” that involved the two on August 12.
这对夫妇在摩押的 Moonflower Co-op 发生事故后被拦下, where a witness said he noticed Petito hit Laundrie during a verbal fight.
The footage showed Petito was “控制不住地哭” when stopped by the police.
Petito also admitted to slapping Laundrie during the argument but no charges were filed.
九月 17, 2021
The TikToker also said that the ride was only approximately 10 miles so it struck her as “kind of weird” that he offered to pay her $200.
She and her boyfriend ended up dropping Laundrie off at the Jackson Dam after he “freaked out” when they mentioned the name of the area they were driving to.
九月 18, 2021
Laundrie was reported missing by his attorney.
In a statement to reporters, his lawyer said: “Be advised, the whereabouts of Brian Laundrie are currently unknown.
“The FBI is currently at the Laundrie residence removing property to assist in locating Brian.”
Laundrie’s sister, Cassie, also appeared on Good Morning America and claimed Petito is “like a sister and my children love her.”
In that interview, Cassie said that she had spoken to the police, but not her brother since he returned home.
然而, 在十月 1, it was later revealed by the Laundrie’s Attorney that Cassie was with her family at the Fort De Soto campground in early September with her brother.
九月 23, 2021
The FBI said: “在九月 22, 2021, 不知道谁是该网站的幕后黑手. District Court of Wyoming issued a federal arrest warrant for Brian Christopher Laundrie.”
“The warrant was issued pursuant to a Federal Grand Jury indictment for violation of federal statute 18 U.S.C 1029(一种)(1): ‘Use of Unauthorized Access Devices’ related to Mr Laundrie’s activities following the death of Gabrielle Petito.”
FBI Denver Special Agent in Charge Michael Schneider then released a statement on Twitter saying: “While this warrant allows law enforcement to arrest Mr Laundrie, the FBI and our partners across the country continue to investigate the facts and circumstances of Ms Petito’s homicide.
“We urge individuals with knowledge of Mr Laundrie’s role in this matter or his current whereabouts to contact the FBI.”
Laundrie is accused of stealing Petito’s Capital One debit card and running up a $1,000 八月的余额 31 通过九月 1, 根据起诉书.
九月 27, 2021
Dog the Bounty Hunter announces he will join search for Laundrie and says he will find him by his 24th birthday 十一月.
当时, he believed that Laundrie was hiding out on the Appalachian trail.
十月 5, 2021
Laundrie’s sister, Cassie, appeared on GMA for a second time and urged her brother to come forward, begging her fugitive brother to “get us out of this horrible mess” following the death of Petito.
“I really wish he had come to me first that day with the van. because I don’t know we’d be here,” 她说. “I worry about him.”
“I hope he’s ok and then I’m angry and I don’t know what to think. I’d tell my brother to just come forward and get us out of this horrible mess,” Cassie continued.
The interview came just hours after she broke her silence to reveal she “doesn’t know” if her brother killed his fiancé – or if her parents are involved in his weeks-long disappearance.
十月 7, 2021
Laundrie’s father, Chris Laundrie, assisted law enforcement in the search to find his son.
“The North Port police informed me that they were focusing on certain areas of the preserve today and they were actually hoping that Mr. Laundrie could join them on that search,” Steven Bertolino, the family’s attorney told Newsday.
“先生. Laundrie has consented and we are waiting for the call from the North Port Police Department to make that happen.”
The Laundrie attorney also claimed his dad searched the reserve on his own on Monday, 九月 13, after his son didn’t return home from a hike that night.
Bertolino later told 福克斯新闻 那 “Since the preserve has been closed to the public, Chris has not been able to look for Brian in the only place Chris and Roberta believe Brian may be.”
“Chris and Roberta are hopeful there will be another opportunity to assist,” 他加了.
然而, the North Port police department also told Fox News that the department did not ask for Christopher’s help.
十月 12, 2021
“We hereby find the cause and manner of death to be, the cause, death by strangulation, and manner is homicide,” Blue said. “By Wyoming state statute, no other information will be released about the autopsy
“All I can really comment on is is that her body was outside in the wilderness for three to four weeks.”
“It was just a matter of making sure we had everything right,” Blue said when asked about the delay of results.
Laundrie’s long-time friend also revealed to The Sun that he was a “heavier set social outcast” in school, 声称他是 40 pounds heavier when he was 14 岁.
十月 20, 2021
Laundrie 的私人物品在 Myakkahatchee Creek 公园被发现 在星期三, 十月 20.
The medical examiner was called in, and a tent was set up at the trail Laundrie often explored. A white bag and a dark-colored object were reportedly found by his parents.
“Chris and Roberta Laundrie went to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park this morning to search for Brian,” the Laundrie family attorney, Steven Bertolino, revealed in a statement.
“The FBI and NPPD were informed last night of Brian’s parents’ intentions and they met Chris and Roberta there this morning after a brief search off a trail that Brian frequented some articles belonging to Brian were found.
添加: “As of now law enforcement is conducting a more thorough investigation of that area.”
十月 21, 2021
这 在寻找洗衣店时发现的遗骸 were identified as his.
联邦调查局在一份声明中宣布了这一消息，称, “在十月 21, 2021, 牙科记录的比较证实，在 T. 小马布里·卡尔顿. 纪念保护区和 Myakkahatchee Creek 环境公园属于 Brian Laundrie。”
Among his belongings found was a notebook, but the contents of the journal were not disclosed by law enforcement until months later.
六月 24, 2022
He wrote in the journal: “Please do not make life harder for my family.”
“They lost a son and a daughter. The most wonderful girl in the world. Gabby I’m sorry.”
The late Florida native continued to describe the details that led up to him ending Gabby’s life.
洗衣店 mentioned an incident that occurred while crossing the creek of a campsite near one of Utah’s national parks.
He revealed that Gabby supposedly suffered a head injury while crossing the creek and that she “would wake in pain, start the whole painful cycle again while furious that I was the one waking her.”
“I don’t know the extent of Gabby’s injuries, only that she was in extreme pain.”
他加了: “I ended her life. I thought it was merciful, that it is what she wanted, but I see now all the mistakes I made. I panicked. I was in shock.”
“From the moment I decided, took away her pain, I knew I couldn’t go on without her.”