According to officials, Brian Laundry from Long Island was Gabriel Petit’s fiancé and the last person known to have been with her before she went missing, so her disappearance. Is an “interested person”.
Laundry, 23, went missing a few days after refusing to talk to investigators about Petit’s whereabouts, officials said, after reporting to authorities that his parents hadn’t seen him since September 14. There is.
He returned to his home in Northport, Florida on September 1st in the white Ford van used by him and Petit on a cross-country trip that began on July 2nd.
According to Petit’s stepfather Jim Schmidt, Laundry first met Petit at Bayport Blue Point High School in Long Island.
According to Schmidt, the couple began their trip to New York, where they embarked on a four-month cross-country trip to visit and camp in a national park.
They recorded their trips on their Instagram accounts and YouTube and posted clips showing scenes of kissing, scaling rocks, and setting backgrounds on blue skies and rugged terrain.
Ten days after Mr. Laundry returned to Florida, Mr. Petite was declared missing.
Northport Police Chief Todd Garrison Post a plea on Twitter I asked Mr. Laundry’s lawyer, Stephen Bertolino, to arrange a conversation with Mr. Laundry.
At that time, Mr Laundry exercised his constitutional right not to talk to authorities, Garrison said.
However, on September 17, Laundry’s parents summoned police to his home in Northport and reported that he had not seen Laundry for three days.
Investigators then began a search for Mr Laundry in the Carlton Reserve, a 25,000-acre park about 13 miles from Northport, and police said his family believed he had traveled. As of Sunday night, there were no reports from police that he was found.