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Why Brian Laundrie Flew Home on August 17
Why Brian Laundrie Flew
Home on August 17

Why Brian Laundrie Flew Home on August 17

And more of the latest on Gabby Petito case

(Newser) - Investigators are looking for Brian Laundrie in North Carolina after a dozen sightings of the 23-year-old have been reported since Thursday. Tipsters reported seeing Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of his fiancee, Gabby Petito, who was later found murdered, in the western part of the state near...

Missing Hiker Found Dead After Petito Search Shot Himself

Bob Lowery had been missing since Aug. 20

(Newser) - Update: A cause of death has been determined for the Texas father found dead in Wyoming after the search for Gabby Petito brought fresh attention to the missing persons case. Robert "Bob" Lowery, 46, committed suicide via a gunshot wound to the head, NBC News and Yahoo News report....

New Footage Shows More of What Petito Told Moab Police

Gabby Petito can be seen showing a cut on her cheek and examining bruises on her arm

(Newser) - Another bodycam video has surfaced showing more of Gabby Petito’s encounter with the Moab police. Police say they responded to an incident on Aug. 12 , but neither Petito or her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, called them. The officers who responded asked a few questions and separated the couple for the...

Gabby Petito's Dad Has a Message for 'Everyone'

'Help all the people that are missing,' Joseph Petito says in announcing new foundation

(Newser) - The family of slain traveler Gabby Petito on Tuesday implored the public and news media to put the same energy into helping find other missing people as they did Petito, a 22-year-old woman who vanished on a cross-country trip with her boyfriend. Petito's parents and stepparents spoke to reporters...

Hitchhiking Brian Laundrie Got 'Agitated' Near Van

According to the woman who says she picked him up

(Newser) - One of the women who claims to have picked up Brian Laundrie while he hitchhiked in Wyoming in late August says he started acting weird as they got close to the van he'd been traveling in with Gabby Petito, who was found dead in the Spread Creek Dispersed Camping...

'No Surviving' in Preserve Where Brian Laundrie Is Thought to Have Fled

That's what an expert outdoorsman familiar with the area thinks, at least

(Newser) - As more than 1,000 mourners remembered Gabby Petito at a service on Sunday, police announced plans to scale back their search efforts for fiance Brian Laundrie , a person of interest in the 22-year-old's disappearance and death. "The FBI is now leading the search. I’m told it...

Brian Laundrie Indicted Over Debit Card Use

Federal warrant involves crime after Gabby Petito's death

(Newser) - A federal grand jury has indicted Brian Laundrie, accusing the fiance of Gabby Petito of using a debit card that wasn't his—which will allow police to arrest him once he's found. The Wyoming indictment says Laundrie used the card and its PIN for more than $1,000...

A New, Strange Encounter Is Added to Gabby Petito Timeline

Witness saw Petito, Brian Laundrie in restaurant

(Newser) - In one of the last reported sightings of Gabby Petito before she was killed , a couple say they saw the 22-year-old and her fiance, Brian Laundrie, upset at a Wyoming restaurant on Aug. 27. As Petito cried, a visibly angry Laundrie exited and re-entered the restaurant multiple times; he also...

Coroner Says Gabby Petito Death Was a Homicide

Remains found in Wyoming identified as missing woman

(Newser) - A coroner in Wyoming has confirmed what family members feared: A body f ound in Bridger Teton National Forest over the weekend is that of 22-year-old Gabby Petito. The FBI said Tuesday that Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue ruled the death a homicide in preliminary findings, CNN reports. The...

Gabby Petito Case &#39;Frenzy&#39; Is Off the Charts
Gabby Petito Media 'Frenzy'
Highlights a Disparity
the rundown

Gabby Petito Media 'Frenzy' Highlights a Disparity

Some see 'missing white woman syndrome' at play

(Newser) - The popular true-crime podcast Crime Junkie did something it has never done before over the weekend—it rushed out a special episode on a breaking-news story. Host Ashley Flowers explained a big part of the reason why to listeners: “In almost four years of doing this show I have...

911 Caller Said Brian Laundrie Was Slapping Gabby Petito
Witness Said Brian Laundrie
Was Slapping Gabby Petito

Witness Said Brian Laundrie Was Slapping Gabby Petito

And more on the disappearance of the 'van life' blogger

(Newser) - The official line when police released bodycam footage of their encounter with Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie was that Petito admitted to hitting her fiance. The Moab Police Department did not classify the Aug. 12 incident as a domestic assault, and simply separated the couple for the night. But now...

Police Halt Search for Brian Laundrie in Preserve
Police Halt Search
for Brian Laundrie in Preserve
the rundown

Police Halt Search for Brian Laundrie in Preserve

Fiance of Gabby Petito remains missing

(Newser) - As authorities await autopsy results to confirm that a body found in Wyoming is that of Gabby Petito , the focus in Florida is intensifying on her missing fiance. Monday's developments:
  • Family home: The FBI and police in North Port, Fla., swarmed the home of Brian Laundrie's parents on

Gabby Petito's Dad Reacts After a Body Is Found

FBI says it believes remains are Petito's, autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday

(Newser) - After news broke that authorities found a body believed to be that of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito, her father shared his devastation on Twitter . "#GABBYPETITO she touched the world," he posted alongside a picture of his daughter in front of a mural of angel wings, and a broken...

Body Found Matching Description of Gabby Petito

Remains were discovered in Wyoming, and no cause of death is revealed

(Newser) - The search for Gabby Petito appears to have come to the worst possible end. Authorities say that a body discovered in Wyoming matches the description of the missing 22-year-old from Florida, reports the AP . “The cause of death has not been determined,” said FBI agent Charles Jones, per...

Officials Think Gabby Petito's Fiance May Be in Florida

Agents searched a vast \ wildlife preserve for 23-year-old Brian Laundrie

(Newser) - Police searched a vast Florida wildlife reserve on Saturday for 23-year-old Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the disappearance of his girlfriend, Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito, while across the country the FBI hunted for clues about the missing woman in a mountainous national park in Wyoming. More than 50...

'Another Twist in the Story' of Missing Gabby Petito

Fiance Brian Laundrie, a person of interest, is 'missing,' per his attorney

(Newser) - "I wish I could talk to him," Cassie Laundrie said this week of brother Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the case of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito . That may be a little more difficult now, unless Cassie knows where Brian is—he's gone missing, according to...

Sister of Gabby Petito's Fiance Speaks Out

'I wish I could talk to him,' Cassie Laundrie told GMA,' saying she hasn't had correspondence

(Newser) - Brian Laundrie is now considered a person of interest in the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who didn't come home with him after their cross-country trip this summer, but he's still not talking—to authorities, to Petito's family, or to the public. His parents, whom he shares...

Police Release Video of Distraught Gabby Petito

She went missing sometime after the interaction with police in Utah

(Newser) - Gabby Petito remains missing , and police appeared no closer on Thursday to figuring out the whereabouts of the 22-year-old Florida woman. She vanished amid a cross-country trip with her fiance, 23-year-old Brian Laundrie, who is back in home in Florida but not cooperating with police. Authorities have dubbed him a...

Gabby Petito's Mom: The Last Text She Sent Me Was Odd

And more on the 22-year-old's disappearance

(Newser) - "No service in Yosemite." So read the final text Gabby Petito's mom, Nichole Schmidt, received from her daughter's cellphone. Two days later, Petito's fiance, Brian Laundrie, returned home to Florida in Petito's van, which the two had been living out of since July for...

Fiance Now a Person of Interest in Gabby Petito Case

Relatives accuse Brian Laundrie of leaving her 'in the wilderness with grizzly bears'

(Newser) - Police in Florida have confirmed that a man who returned from a cross-country road trip without his fiancee is now a person of interest in her disappearance. Relatives of 22-year-old Gabby Petito say Brian Laundrie returned to North Port, Florida alone in the couple's van and has refused to...

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