Brian Laundrie: initial autopsy inconclusive on cause of death, lawyer says

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The archetypal autopsy connected the remains of Brian Laundrie did not uncover a origin of his decease and a much intensive introspection volition beryllium done, a household lawyer said.

Laundrie was the taxable of a manhunt for much than a period arsenic investigators searched for clues successful the sidesplitting of his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, during a cross-country van trip.

Skeletal remains recovered successful a Florida quality sphere were positively identified past week utilizing dental records, according to the FBI.

Steve Bertolino, the Laundries’ attorney, said helium was told by constabulary the autopsy by the Sarasota region aesculapian examiner did not nutrient factual results.

“I was told the mode and origin of decease were not determined and the remains were sent to an anthropologist [for] further evaluation,” Bertolino said.

The aesculapian examiner’s bureau declined comment, arsenic did the FBI bureau successful Denver that is starring the probe.

Eventually, Laundrie’s remains volition beryllium cremated and nary ceremonial is planned by his family, Bertolino said.

No accusation has yet been released connected what investigators recovered successful a backpack and notebook recovered with Laundrie’s remains.

The assemblage of Petito, 22, was discovered past period connected the borderline of Grand Teton National Park successful Wyoming, 1 of the places the young mates had visited connected the travel they documented done societal media videos.

An autopsy concluded Petito died by strangulation and that it was a homicide. Laundrie, 23, was listed arsenic a “person of interest” but charged lone with fraudulent usage of a debit card.

His remains were recovered successful a quality sphere not acold from his family’s location successful North Port, Florida, wherever helium and Petito had been living. Both were from Long Island, New York.

Laundrie returned location unsocial connected 1 September from his travel with Petito. Her assemblage was recovered connected 19 September successful the Wyoming parkland and authorities accidental it had been determination for astir a month.

Laundrie told his parents connected 13 September helium was headed to the Carlton Reserve parkland successful Sarasota county. That was the past publically known interaction anyone had with him.