Brian Laundry and his parents went on a camping trip before he disappeared
Family lawyer Brian Laundry, lost lover Gabi PettitoOn Tuesday, it was revealed that Laundry went camping with his parents after arriving home from a road trip without Pettito, who was traveling with him.
Family attorney Stephen Bertolino’s comment is one of the only glimpses of Laundry’s activity between September 1 – when police say he returned to his parents’ home in North Port, Florida – and September 17, when his family Reported missing.
Reportedly, laundries were camping in Fort de Soto Park, an area of a peninsula about an hour north of where they lived with Pettito, 22, who was found dead two days after her boyfriend’s disappearance.
“The family camped from 09-06 to 09-07 and they all left the park,” Bertolino said. The brief statement did not say if they left together.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, which houses that park, told FOX 13 on Tuesday that it was there There are no confirmed tips or views From Laundry, 23, in the park.
The laundromat camping trip was a few days before Pettito’s family reported her missing on 9/11, a little over a week after they last heard about her while she was on a multi-country road trip with Laundry. In the days that followed, Pettito’s family pleaded with the laundries to help them find their daughter and explain why her boyfriend had come home without her, but the laundries refused to speak with the police.
Less than a week later, Laundry was also gone. Then, on September 19, two days after his disappearance, the authorities found leftover petit At Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming, where the couple’s camper van was previously seen. pronounced dead a the kill.
Bertolino also told a WPBF 25 News reporter on Tuesday that the last time he spoke with Laundry was on September 13.
Laundry is not currently a suspect in Pettito’s death, but the police did Accused For his unauthorized use of his debit card to withdraw more than $1,000 during the period Petito was lost.
Pettito’s family attorney, Richard Stafford, spoke briefly about Laundry’s disappearance at a press conference on Tuesday, saying he does not expect any help from his family.
“laundries didn’t help us find Gabe. “They’re sure they won’t help us find Brian,” Stafford said.
“As for Brian, we ask that you turn yourself in,” he concluded.
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