Tampa, Florida 2021-09-20 21:23:49 –
Northport, Florida — The FBI and Northport police surrounded Brian Laundry’s parents’ home in Northport on Monday.
Police said Brian shared a house with his parents. The FBI gathered evidence from inside the house and towed the Ford Mustang from the driveway.
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Police named Brian Laundry an “interested person” after the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petit. Gabby’s family reported that she went missing on September 11, earlier this month. Police said the couple were on a cross-country expedition when Brian returned to Northport without her. Police believe he returned home on September 1.
On Sunday, the FBI announced that authorities were searching near the Spread Creek decentralized campsite in the Bridger-Titon National Forest. The search revealed that humans match Petit’s description.
Complete forensic identification has not been completed. Authorities have not announced the cause of death.
“The FBI and our partners express our heartfelt condolences to Gabby’s family and loved ones. This is a very difficult time for them, and when they are mourning the loss of their daughter, I Our thoughts are with them, “the FBI said in a press release.
The couple were traveling all over the country in a white van. Northport police recovered the van over a week ago.
A Moab police officer pulled a white van on August 12 while the couple was visiting Utah. Moab City Police answered a call about domestic violence between Gabby and Brian. The couple broke up for the night, but were not charged. Moab police released a 911 call saying witnesses saw the couple claiming.
“We drove by him. A gentleman was slapping a girl,” the caller said on a 911 phone call.
Gabby’s family said he last spoken to her on the phone on August 25th.
Over the weekend, many agencies searched for Brian in the Carlton Reserve, a reserve of approximately 25,000 acres in Sarasota County. Brian’s parents reported he went missing last week after he said he was going hiking, but didn’t come back.
“Now we believe we’ve run out of all means to find the rationale there. Law enforcement continues to look for Brian Laundry,” Northport police said on Monday.
The FBI announced Monday night that the investigation at Northport’s Laundry House had been completed. No further details will be announced as it is an ongoing investigation.
The FBI continues to seek public support. For more information, please call 1-800-CALLFBI or tips.fbi.gov.
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