New York (CBS New York) – His family’s attorney said on Tuesday that Brian Laundry had committed suicide.
Steve Bertolino said autopsy results showed Laundery died of a gunshot wound to the head.
“Chris and Roberta Laundry have been informed that the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and that the method of death was suicide,” he said in a statement. “Chris and Roberta are still mourning the loss of their son and hope these results will bring both families to an end.”
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Laundry’s remains were discovered last month in a Florida nature reserve.
He disappeared during a nationwide hunt for his fiancée, Gabe Pettito.
Pettito’s body was later found in Wyoming, and the coroner ruled her death by strangulation.
Laundry was described as a key person in the case.