Gabby Petito’s boyfriend Brian Laundrie left residence without his wallet or cellphone on the day he disappeared, his household’s attorney confirmed to The Post on Friday.
Lawyer Steven Bertolino stated Laundrie’s mother and father frightened the 23-year-old man would hurt himself.
Laundrie took off on a supposed hike of the Carlton Reserve, a 25,000-acre nature protect in Sarasota County, on Tuesday and hasn’t been heard from once more. His household reported him lacking to cops on Friday.
His disappearance got here as authorities looked for his girlfriend Gabby Petito. Her stays have been discovered Sunday in Wyoming and her demise was dominated a murder.
An arrest warrant was issued this week for Laundrie for the alleged unauthorized use of a Capitol One debit card. Petito, 22, had a Capitol One debit card and checking account, based on her lacking particular person’s report – however the arrest warrant for Laundrie doesn’t specify whose card he allegedly used without authorization.
The younger couple had launched into a street journey throughout the nation to tour nationwide parks this summer season, however rigidity constructed between the 2 and the journey was by no means accomplished.
Petito’s household final heard from her in late August and Laundrie returned to his mother and father’ Florida residence on Sept. 1 – without his girlfriend.
When Petito was reported lacking on Sept. 11, the Laundries reportedly refused to talk with police.
An enormous manhunt for Laundrie has now reached its seventh day, with additional searches deliberate this weekend.