FBI has completed search of Brian Laundrie’s family home



A composite image showing Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie, from body camera footage August 12, 2021 after police in Moab, Utah, stopped their van. Moab Police Department / Insider

  • The FBI announced the conclusion of its search of Brian Laundrie’s home on Monday evening via Twitter.

  • The search came a day after authorities found a body matching the description of Laundrie’s fiancé, Gabby Petito, who was reported missing on September 11.

  • The results of the autopsy and the research are still pending.

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On Monday evening, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that it had concluded its search of Brian Laundrie’s home. via the official FBI Tampa Twitter Account.

The FBI determined Laundrie’s home to be a crime scene on Monday and demanded that her parents leave the residence while officers searched.

The search came a day after authorities found a body near Grand Teton National Park matching the description of Laundrie’s fiancé Gabby Petito, 22, who has been missing since September 11.

The results of the autopsy of the body are expected to be announced on Tuesday, according to a statement from Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue to CNN.

Petito and Laundrie left New York on a cross-country trip in a van on July 2 and posted about the trip on social media along the way. On September 11, Laundrie returned home to Florida without Petito. On September 15, police said Laundrie was officially a person of interest in Petito’s disappearance.

Police say Petito and Laundrie got into an argument in Moab, Utah on August 12, about a week before he was last seen.

The couple have been together since 2019 and got engaged in 2020, Petito’s Instagram page shows.

It is not known where Laundrie is currently located, according to a statement made by her family’s lawyer. Authorities have said he could potentially remain in hiding in the swamps of Florida, his home state, for months.

The FBI declined to comment on further details as the investigation is ongoing and did not immediately respond to Insider’s request for comment.

See live updates on Gabby Petito’s disappearance here.

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