Brian Laundrie’s dad and mom now declare their lacking son vanished a day sooner than they beforehand informed police.
Lawyer Steven Bertolino mentioned the household now believes Laundrie went lacking on September 13 and never September 14.
Laundrie, the only real individual of curiosity within the case of Gabby Petito, stays the topic of an FBI-led search.
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Brian Laundrie’s dad and mom now declare their lacking son – who’s the only real individual of curiosity within the Gabby Petito case – vanished a day sooner than they beforehand informed police, the household’s lawyer mentioned Tuesday.
Laundrie’s dad and mom, Christopher and Roberta, reported Laundrie lacking to police in Florida on September 17, telling investigators they final noticed him on September 14 when the 23-year-old went out for a hike with solely a backpack in Sarasota County’s huge Carlton Reserve.
However now the dad and mom declare Laundrie left to go to the 25,000-acre nature protect on September 13, based on the household’s lawyer, Steven Bertolino.
“The Laundrie’s had been basing the date Brian left on their recollection of sure occasions,” Bertolino informed Insider in a textual content message.
Bertolino added, “Upon additional communication with the FBI and the affirmation of the Mustang being on the Laundrie residence on Wednesday, September 15, we now consider the day Brian left to hike within the protect was Monday, September 13.”
Laundrie had pushed his household’s Ford Mustang to the reserve, which is positioned about 20 miles from the household’s North Port, Florida house, and his dad and mom drove it again to the house after Laundrie didn’t return, Bertolino mentioned.
When the FBI raided the Laundrie household house – the place Laundrie had lived with Petito – on September 20, investigators had the Ford Mustang towed away.
The automobile has since been returned to the Laundrie household house.
Petito, 22, went lacking whereas on a “van life” cross-country street journey with Laundrie to nationwide parks out West.
The engaged couple set out on the street journey on July 2. Laundrie later returned house to Florida on September 1 with the van and with out Petito, police have mentioned.
Petito was discovered lifeless at a distant campsite in Wyoming on September 19 and her demise was later dominated a murder.
Laundrie, who stays the topic of an FBI-led manhunt, is needed by authorities on a financial institution fraud-related cost.
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