Human remains found in Florida are those of Brian Laundrie, FBI says

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Partial quality remains that were recovered connected Wednesday successful a Florida wilderness country were confirmed connected Thursday day to beryllium those of Brian Laundrie, the fiance of Gabby Petito, a young pistillate who disappeared connected a roadworthy travel with Laundrie, the FBI said.

Authorities had besides recovered items believed to beryllium to Laundrie aft his parents, Chris and Roberta Laundrie, took portion successful the hunt with the FBI and constabulary much than a period aft Laundrie was reported missing aft heading to the immense Carlton Reserve park.

“On October 21, 2021, a examination of dental records confirmed that the quality remains recovered astatine the T Mabry Carlton Jr Memorial Reserve and Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park are those of Brian Laundrie,” the FBI tweeted.

#UPDATE: On October 21, 2021, a examination of dental records confirmed that the quality remains recovered astatine the T. Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve and Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park are those of Brian Laundrie. @FBITampa pic.twitter.com/ZnzbXiibTM

— FBI Denver (@FBIDenver) October 21, 2021

Petito’s assemblage was recovered successful a distant portion of Wyoming successful precocious September. FBI investigators successful Florida had been searching astatine Carlton Reserve, which is adjacent the park, the agency’s Tampa part said.

The Sarasota region aesculapian examiner’s bureau had confirmed connected Wednesday that officials had been summoned to the reserve aft the items were found.

Laundrie, 23, had been a idiosyncratic of involvement successful the sidesplitting of Petito, who was reported missing connected 11 September by her parents portion the mates were connected a cross-country travel retired west.

The lawsuit generated tremendous nationalist involvement but besides raised uncomfortable questions implicit the unequal attraction fixed to the hundreds of cases of Native American and different number women missing oregon murdered crossed the United States. Petito was white.

Laundrie had been missing since 14 September, 2 weeks aft helium returned location unsocial from the cross-country trip. His parents said helium near their location successful North Port with a backpack, but near down his wallet and cellphone.

Laundrie’s disappearance prompted days of searching successful the swampy Carlton Reserve wilderness parkland by scores of FBI agents and instrumentality enforcement teams utilizing drones, sniffer dogs and underwater equipment.

In precocious September, Laundrie was charged successful his absence with the unauthorized usage of a debit card.

He was indicted by a national expansive assemblage for allegedly utilizing a Capital One Bank paper and someone’s idiosyncratic recognition fig to marque unauthorized withdrawals oregon charges worthy much than $1,000 portion Petito was missing.