FBI: Remains Found In Florida Park Identified As Brian Laundrie

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By Associated Press
October 21, 2021

The 23-year-old was a idiosyncratic of involvement successful the decease of woman Gabby Petito portion the mates was connected a cross-country roadworthy trip.

The FBI connected Thursday identified quality remains recovered successful a Florida quality sphere arsenic those of Brian Laundrie, a idiosyncratic of involvement successful the decease of woman Gabby Petito portion the mates was connected a cross-country roadworthy trip.

The remains, a backpack and notebook believed to beryllium to Laundrie were discovered Wednesday successful a Florida wilderness park, according to the FBI. The country wherever they were recovered had been nether h2o during earlier searches.

The FBI's Denver bureau said successful a quality merchandise that a examination of dental records confirmed that the remains were Laundrie.

The find of the remains concluded a monolithic hunt involving federal, authorities and section instrumentality enforcement that began soon aft Laundrie disappeared Sept. 14, 2 weeks aft the 23-year-old returned unsocial to his parents' location successful North Port, Florida.

Petito's household reported her missing Sept. 11, launching a hunt that garnered worldwide media attraction and focused mostly connected the Carlton Reserve wilderness parkland adjacent the Laundrie home. It is simply a densely wooded, swampy country that's location to alligators, coyotes, bobcats, snakes and galore different creatures.

The aggravated absorption connected Petito's lawsuit has led to renewed calls for radical to wage greater attraction to cases involving missing Indigenous women and different radical of color.

The assemblage of Petitio, 22, was recovered Sept. 19 connected the borderline of Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park, which the mates had visited. The coroner determination concluded she died of strangulation and her assemblage had been wherever it was recovered for 3 oregon 4 weeks.

Additional reporting by The Associated Press.