The investigations on the Gabby Petito-Brian Laundrie case continue days after the FBI found the remains of the murdered blogger’s fiancé near a Florida nature preserve. The case garnered so much attention and condemnation to news organizations for not covering similar cases involving people of color.
Recently, a tabloid laid out some theories on Brian Laundrie’s death, especially since his body was discovered after his parents joined the hunt. Keep on reading to know more details.
Parents Denied Knowing Where Brian Laundrie Was
National Enquirer, in its upcoming Nov. 8, 2021 issue, reported that authorities are wondering if the discoveries of Brian Laundrie’s remains and explosives the same day his parents joined the hunt were a mere coincidence.
The publication shared that Chris and Roberta Laundrie led the police to the 160-acre alligator-infested Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park on Florida’s Gulf Coast, located next to the 25,000-acre Carlton Reserve.
Paul Huebl, a Chicago cop turned private eye, told the tabloid:
“The sudden discovery of Brian’s remains has an odor to it that’s incredible. I think the parents have been withholding stuff from day one! They’re just not believable.”
Most, if not all, are aware that Brian Laundrie had kept mum about Gabby Petito’s whereabouts after returning to his parents’ home in Florida. He came back without Gabby, who he was with during their cross-country trip. The late vlogger’s remains were found in Wyoming later on.
It was claimed that Gabby succumbed to death due to strangulation. Brian Laundrie was then named a person of interest and was wanted for questioning. However, he vanished without trace on Sept. 13 after hiring a lawyer.
The parents of Brian Laundrie have been in constant communication with their lawyer and repeatedly denied they know where their son was. Gabby’s fiance reportedly left home sans his phone and wallet. However, Brian allegedly bought an untraceable prepaid burner phone that he used to remain in contact with his loved ones.
New York defense attorney Pete Gleason suspects that Brian Laundrie committed suicide and the alligators ate his remains. He said:
“Alligators are beasts of opportunity. They’ll gnaw at any body they find.”
Paul Huebl also opened to National Enquirer the idea that Brian Laundrie could still be alive. However, he did not provide any piece of evidence to back up his claim. He told the magazine:
“If he could fake his death, people would stop looking for him and he could hide wherever he wanted.”
The parents of Brian Laundrie, Chris and Roberta, have yet to comment on these claims. So, everyone should take these theories lightly until everything is proven true and correct.
Brian Laundrie Likely Died By Suicide?
Meanwhile, Sarasota County Sheriff Kurt Hoffman said Friday, October 29, that Brian Laundrie likely died by suicide in the Carlton Reserve. The police made such as claim during a sheriff gathering in Florida.
On October 20, the remains of Brian Laundrie were discovered together with his notebook and backpack in a park connected to the Carton Reserve. The authorities matched the remains to Brian using his dental records and sent the bones to an anthropologist for further analysis.
As per news anchor John Benson, Steve Bertolino said that the remains of Brian Laundrie have not yet returned to the family. On Thursday, the attorney said:
“As previously stated I was informed by the FBI that they have all the information they need for this investigation. You would have to confirm with them if the matter is closed.”
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