Brian Laundrie’s recovered stays – which have been described as “bones” by police – will bear further examination after an autopsy failed to determine a cause or method of demise, a lawyer mentioned.
The stays of Laundrie, which have been found Wednesday in a Florida park, can be forwarded to an anthropologist for extra study, Laundrie household lawyer Steven Bertolino instructed Fox News on Friday.
Earlier within the day, Bertolino had mentioned on ABC’s “Good Morning America” that he was instructed he and the Laundrie household would possibly obtain info about Brian’s cause of demise by noon Friday however that didn’t occur.
“I was informed by law enforcement [Thursday] that perhaps by midday today we’d have some more information,” Bertolino had mentioned throughout the TV interview, FOX 13 of Tampa reported.
The stays have been discovered at Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park, not removed from the Laundrie household residence in North Port, a small Gulf Coast metropolis about 85 miles south of Tampa.
The discovery ended greater than a month of hypothesis about the whereabouts of Laundrie, who hadn’t been seen since Sept. 13, when he left his dad and mom’ residence for a hike on the park.
The FBI confirmed the stays as Laundrie’s on Thursday, the day after they have been discovered.
Laundrie, 23, was the fiancé of Gabby Petito, 22, whose physique was present in Wyoming on Sept. 19. The couple had gone on a multi-state journey via Western states however Laundrie returned to Florida alone Sept. 1.
Petito’s household reported her lacking Sept. 11. Two days later, Laundrie left his dad and mom’ residence, purportedly for a hike within the park the place his stays have been discovered greater than a month later. His household reported him lacking Sept. 17.
Laundrie was thought of an individual of curiosity in Petito’s disappearance, which turned a homicide probe after authorities introduced Oct. 12 following an autopsy that the lady had died from strangulation.
A federal court docket in Wyoming issued a warrant for Laundrie’s arrest Sept. 23, 10 days after he was final seen, based mostly on Petito’s dad and mom allegations that he had “stolen” their daughter’s bank card. Authorities linked Laundrie to about $1,000 value of purchases between Aug. 30 and Sept. 1.
Last week, famed felony protection lawyer Mark Geragos instructed Fox News that Brian Laundrie’s household might doubtlessly face authorized penalties if they’re discovered to have supplied any help to Laundrie whereas he was thought of a fugitive.
Fox News’ Andrew Mark Miller contributed to this story.