Watch Police and FBI Search Brian Laundrie’s Family Home Live
Police have been informed of a possible sighting of Brian Laundrie near Mobile, Alabama, according to reports. A body found there is unrelated to Mr. Laundrie’s search. On Monday, a 911 call from a witness to Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie’s fight in Utah was released, providing details of the encounter.
Earlier today, the FBI executed a search warrant on the laundry house, which is now considered a crime scene. The search for Mr. Laundrie continues after the FBI announced it found a body that was reported missing, van-life blogger Ms. Petito in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.
The body was found near the site where a couple claimed to have seen the van in which Ms Petito and her fiance were traveling together. The couple said they saw the van on August 25, which narrowed investigators’ potential search area.
Police said on Monday they had “exhausted all avenues” to locate Ms Petito’s fiancé, Mr Laundrie, who left his Florida home and went missing in the Florida wilderness.
Ms Petito and her fiance allegedly had a fight and hit each other, according to a Utah police report. The couple, who were traveling in Ms Petito’s van, were spotted arguing in Moab City, Utah on August 12.
Ms Petito disappeared on a road trip with her fiancé, Mr Laundrie, who returned without her, prompting a frantic search for the 22-year-old woman who began on September 11. Mr. Laundrie was later named as a person of interest for the research.
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GoFundMe organizer shares heartbreaking message
“Any parent’s worst fears came true with Gabby’s recovery. We are devastated and heartbroken, ”wrote organizer Gary Rider.
“On behalf of the whole family, we extend a sincere thank you to everyone who contributed and donated to help us in our search for Gabby. We still don’t have the words that seem appropriate to truly express how grateful we are and how uplifting this support has been during this difficult time.
“As an update of the fund’s purpose, we will use these funds to continue to cover general expenses incurred in the search and efforts to find and bring Gabby home, transportation, legal fees and care. family during this difficult time.
“The family will donate the remaining funds to a charity of their choice at a later date. “
Graeme MassieSeptember 21, 2021 12:00 AM
FBI Confirms Completed Search For Laundrie Florida House
“The FBI search of the North Port Laundromat residence is over. No more details since this is an ongoing investigation. We continue to seek public assistance in the Gabby Petito investigation, ”the FBI office in Tampa tweeted.
Graeme MassieSeptember 20, 2021 11:35 PM
Law enforcement attended Brian Laundrie’s sister’s home after a raid on her family home
Fox News said officers attended Cassie Laundrie’s home in Lakewood Ranch, Florida, hours after the FBI raided Brian Laundrie’s parents’ home in North Port, Florida.
Graeme MassieSeptember 20, 2021 11:03 PM
Search warrant reveals growing tensions with Brian Laundrie and final ‘weird’ text to his mother
Text messages Gabby Petito sent to her mother days before her disappearance showed growing tension between her and Brian Laundrie, a police search warrant has revealed.
The suspicions of Ms Petito’s mother, Nichole Schmidt, were further heightened when she received a final “strange text” in which Ms Petito mentioned her grandfather by his first name “Stan” on August 27, according to the warrant.
Ms Schmidt said the text was concerning as her daughter never called her grandfather by his first name.
Bevan Hurley has the story.
Graeme MassieSeptember 20, 2021 10:08 PM
FBI agents leave the laundry
The FBI appears to have completed its search of the Laundrie family home in North Port, Florida.
Reporters at the scene report that FBI agents left the property after loading several vans with boxes of evidence.
Graig GraziosiSeptember 20, 2021 9:30 PM
Body found in Alabama unrelated to Brian Laundrie’s search
A body found in Tillman’s Corner, Alabama, is unrelated to Brian Laundrie’s search, according to a spokesperson for the Mobile Police Department.
The body was found in an area where a witness claimed to have seen a man resembling Mr Laundrie on September 17.
Graig GraziosiSeptember 20, 2021 9:11 PM
Did Brian Laundrie leave a note helping the FBI locate Gabby Petito?
The search effort that resulted in the recovery of Gabby Petito’s body began after the FBI met with the Laundrie family on Friday.
Did Brian Laundrie leave a note for the authorities to help them refine their research?
The independents Andrew Buncombe explores the possibility below…
Graig GraziosiSeptember 20, 2021 9:00 PM
FBI loads boxes of laundry evidence into van
Reporters at the laundry house recorded FBI agents taking boxes of evidence out of the house and loading them into their van.
The FBI raided the house on Monday and spent hours combing through its interior. Brian Laundrie has still not been located.
Graig GraziosiSeptember 20, 2021 8:47 PM
Rumors of Brian Laundrie’s observation in Alabama have been reported to the FBI
A rumor circulating online Monday that Brian Laundrie was spotted in a retail area near Tillman’s Corner, Alabama, was reported to the FBI, according to a Spectrum News reporter.
A witness claimed to have seen someone resembling Mr Laundrie in the area and reported the tip to the FBI. A large group of police are investigating a dumpster in the area, but there is no confirmation that the police presence is linked to Mr. Laundrie.
Police in Tillman’s Corner, near Mobile, Alabama, are investigating a body that was found near an area Walmart. Tillman’s Corner is also where a witness claims to have seen a man resembling Mr. Laundrie.
At present, there is no indication that the two situations are linked.
According to the witness, the sighting took place on September 17, the day the police were invited to the home of Mr. Laundrie’s parents for a two-hour interview. Tillman’s Corner is 600 miles from North Port, Florida.
The locals did not seem to know the details of what was going on.
“I have no idea what’s going on there,” said a staff member at Libby’s BBQ, located near the Walmart store.
Graig GraziosiSeptember 20, 2021 7:55 PM
Brian Laundrie’s car is towed away
Reporters outside Laundrie’s home in North Port, Florida report that a tow truck was brought in to tow Brian Laundrie’s Mustang.
The vehicle was originally spotted in the Carlton Reservation, where Mr Laundrie is believed to have gone missing after leaving his home last week.