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.
The newly released video shows a different side of the Aug. 12 police stop in Moab, Utah.
In the hunt for Brian Laundrie amid Gabby Petito's death, social media users have provided useful information to both the FBI and their followers online.
A crew of four people carrying backpacks and other supplies left on boats with three K-9s
“I wanted to have her with me all the time,” Gabby Petito’s mother Nicole Schmidt said. “I feel it. This helps that.”
Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito embarked on a cross-country trip together in mid-June. He returned on Sept. 1 without her.
Gabby Petito's funeral service took place Sunday at Maloney Funeral Home.