Gabby Petito: arrest warrant is issued for Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of the young woman who was found dead in a US natural park – El Tiempo Latino

An image of Laundrie in the video taken by the Moab City Police Department.

A court in Wyoming, USA, issued an arrest warrant for Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of young Gabrielle “Gaby” Petito, who was found dead in a natural park in that state.

In a statement posted on Twitter, the FBI maintains that the court’s arrest warrant is related “to the Mr. Laundrie’s activities after the death of Gabrielle Petito ”.

Petito and Laundrie, aged 22 and 23 respectively, traveled around the country this summer by truck, capturing their journey on social media. But the young man returned home to Florida on September 1 alone.

Ten days later, her family reported her disappearance and a national search was launched.

What is known about the case of Gabby Petito, the young woman who disappeared during a trip through the United States with her boyfriend and was found dead

The fiancé disappeared shortly after, without having collaborated with the authorities or given any information about Petito’s possible whereabouts.

Petito went to tour the country with his fiancé, but did not return to Florida.

On September 21, authorities in Teton County, Wyoming, confirmed that a body found in a natural park in that state, it was Petito.

Before this arrest warrant, Laundrie was already considered the only “Person of interest” if.

Petito’s death is being investigated as a homicide.


Laundrie’s arrest warrant accuses him of “Use of unauthorized devices” after the death of Gabby Petito.

According to the Wyoming court document shared by the FBI, Laundrie used a debit card and keys to one or more bank accounts with the intention of committing “fraud”.

Laundrie transacted for a value of “US $ 1,000 o more, during August 30 and September 1 ”, indicates the accusation document.

Gabby Petito
Petito was 22 years old.

“While this warrant allows the police to arrest Mr. Laundrie, the FBI and our partners across the country they continue investigating the facts and circumstances of the homicide of Mrs. Petito, “Michael Schneider, special agent of the FBI in Denver, said in a statement Thursday.

“We urge people who are aware of Mr. Laundrie’s role in this matter or his current whereabouts to contact the FBI, “he added.


Laundrie’s search has focused on a nature preserve near her home in North Port, Florida.

The police are using dogs, drones and ATVs for the search in the site of about 100 square kilometers, which according to the police is difficult to explore because it is a swampy terrain.

In addition, authorities are investigating hundreds of calls from people who claim to have seen someone like Laundrie in Florida and the neighboring state of Alabama.

The disappearance on the trip

The Florida-resident couple had been traveling the U.S. for several weeks before Laundrie returned home alone on Sept. 1.

Laundrie nor reported to the police or the Petito family about the whereabouts of his fiancée. The young woman’s family reported her missing 10 days later.

Weeks earlier, police in the city of Moab, Utah, had been called in for a possible incident of violence of genre.

Camera footage carried by an agent showed Little boy crying and apologizing for his emotional state. She explained that she was arguing with her boyfriend.

A police report indicated that Laundrie claimed that Petito had beaten in a brawl.

No charges were filed, and officers recommended that the couple spend the night apart.

What happened next is unclear.

Laundrie’s family reported the boy missing last weekend. They claim that he went for a walk on September 14 and never comeback.

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