Nearly one year after Utah police officers responded to a domestic violence report between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie, her family will file a wrongful death lawsuit, seeking $50 million in damages. "If officers had been properly trained and followed the law, Gabby would still be alive today."
Through a $100,000 donation from the Gabby Petito Foundation, Gabby's mother is now partnering with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to help others survive turbulent and violent relationships.
A Sarasota County judge has decided to move forward with the lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents, which claims they knew their son murdered Gabby Petito as authorities were searching for her.
The lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's family against Brian Laundrie's parents will head to a jury trial next year, according to the Sarasota Clerk of Courts. A jury trial was ordered in the lawsuit and has been set for August 14, 2023, the Clerk of Courts confirmed.
Brian Laundrie’s full autopsy and forensic reports were released by the medical examiner, revealing new details about the circumstances around his death.
An outside investigation into the Aug. 12 domestic violence incident between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie in Moab, Utah, found "unintentional mistakes" – and issued a number of recommendations on how the department should move forward.
In addition to the remains of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie being discovered, an additional six bodies were found across the country amid a search that made national headlines.
According to a North Port police spokesman, detectives had set up cameras around the Laundries' home in North Port to monitor Brian's movement after Gabby's family reported her missing.
The attorney for Brian Laundrie's parents says an autopsy on their son's remains, which were described as “bones” by North Port police, did not reveal a cause or manner of his death.
More than a month before authorities found the decomposed remains of Florida fugitive Brian Laundrie in a swamp near his home, he allegedly slipped away from his parents’ house under the guise of a hike.
Gabby Petito’s remains were found in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in September. Now, authorities are searching for her boyfriend who arrived home without her from their cross-country trip.
Gabby Petito, 22, vanished after going on a cross-country trip with her boyfriend in a converted camper van. Here is a timeline of her disappearance, death and the developments in the case.
The body that was found Wednesday belonged to Brian Laundrie, the only person of interest in the Gabby Petito case, officials say.
“I said, ‘You might want to change your appearance for a while or this will continue to happen where you go,’” Graham County Sheriff Jerry Crisp told Severin Beckwith, the Brian Laundrie doppelgänger.
Gabby Petito died of strangulation about three to four weeks before her body was found, according to the Wyoming coroner’s final autopsy report.
The FBI on Sept. 19 discovered Petito's remains at a dispersed campground in the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
Cassie Laundrie urged her brother to surrender to authorities in a televised interview.
Gabby Petito told a police officer that her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, didn't believe in her dream to create a website and blog, but she was apparently able to edit and publish an 8-minute video when Laundrie left her for nearly a week in Utah while he flew home to Florida.
A lawyer for Brian Laundrie's family has released their explanation as to why he went home to Florida without his fiancée, Gabby Petito.
A man claims he spoke to someone he believes to be Brian Laundrie near the Appalacian Trail.