개비 프티토, 22, 거의 한 달 동안 실종되었습니다. 그녀의 어머니, 니콜 슈미트, 8월에 딸과 마지막으로 이야기한 것으로 보고됨. 25, and the family filed a missing person’s report 9월에. 11. Police named Laundrie, 프티토의 약혼자, a person of interest last week as the search for Petito intensified, but his family reported him missing 금요일에.
Florida authorities commenced a search for Laundrie, 23, in the Carlton Reserve, a 25,000-acre reserve located roughly five miles from the family’s home. Laundrie supposedly went for a hike in the reserve on Sept. 14.
Police visited the Laundrie home to gather some of his clothing to help K-9 units track Laundrie. The search started on Saturday as officers in body armor entered the reserve, prepared for a possibly agitated encounter.
The Laundrie family have remained out of view since Friday, but Roberta, Laundrie’s mother, was spotted outside her home Sunday morning. She refused to answer any questions and quickly returned inside.
그 동안에, police moved deeper into the reserve as they started the second day of their search, crossing the Myakkahatchee Creek Bridge into the wider part of the reserve. Police noted that a team of more than 50 officers set out Sunday morning.
Police utilized K-9 units and amphibious vehicles as part of the search.
Police have repeatedly stressed that Laundrie is a person of interest and not a suspect in Petito’s disappearance.
“Brian은 Gabby의 실종에 관심이 있는 사람이지만, 그는 범죄로 수배되지 않는다,” North Port police said in Friday’s statement. It added that the investigation is now a “multiple missing person” 케이스.
The FBI appealed for anyone who may have been in Spread Creek Dispersed Camping Area, where Petito and Laundrie supposedly spent some time in late August, to reach out and provide agents with their information.
A TikTok user on Friday and Saturday posted a series of videos outlining an encounter with a man she claimed to be Laundrie, and family passing through Grand Teton National Park, where Petito was last known to be alive, posted a video on YouTube on Sunday morning that appeared to briefly show Petito’s white van on Aug. 27 in the park – three days after her mother last spoke with her.
The North Port police have confirmed they spoke to the TikTok user, Miranda Baker, about any information she has.
YouTube user “Red White & Bethune” claimed that the FBI asked for the video as evidence. Fox News reached out to the FBI for confirmation, but they have not yet responded.