Gabby Petito's mother filed a new wrongful death lawsuit Friday against Brian Laundrie's estate, seeing damages of $30,000. The new lawsuit comes after Petito's parents sued Chris and Roberta Laundrie, claiming they knew their son killed Gabby.
The family of Gabby Petito says Brian Laundrie's parents knew before going on a family vacation to Fort DeSoto park that their son had killed his girlfriend and left her body in a national park in Utah, according to new documents filed in Sarasota County court.
The lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's family against Brian Laundrie's parents will head to a jury trial next year, according to the Sarasota Clerk of Courts. A jury trial was ordered in the lawsuit and has been set for August 14, 2023, the Clerk of Courts confirmed.
Laundrie family attorney Steven Bertolino has filed a motion asking a Florida judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit from the parents of Gabby Petito, arguing that there are no facts to support their claims of "intentional infliction of emotional distress." Rather, he argued that Chris and Roberta Laundrie were exercising their right to remain silent.
Gabby Petito's family has filed a civil lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents, accusing them of knowing that Brian had murdered their daughter and attempting to help him flee the country. The lawsuit seeks over $100,000 in damages for causing the Petitos pain and suffering along with mental anguish.
Brian Laundrie’s full autopsy and forensic reports were released by the medical examiner, revealing new details about the circumstances around his death.
The FBI released its final update on the Gabby Petito investigation, saying a review of the notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains showed he claimed responsibility for her death.
The family of Gabby Petito has issued a statement thanking various law enforcement agencies for their work in the disappearance and murder case involving their daughter and Brian Laundrie.
Gabby Petito's family returned to the Tampa Bay area on Thursday, roughly four months after their daughter was found strangled to death in Wyoming. The Laundrie family's attorney says they have reached an agreement with the Petitos about how the couple's property will be split once it's released by law enforcement.
An outside investigation into the Aug. 12 domestic violence incident between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie in Moab, Utah, found "unintentional mistakes" – and issued a number of recommendations on how the department should move forward.
Brian Laundrie did not have a will when he died by suicide. A petition for summary administration is necessary when assets are less than $75,000, legal experts say.
The page, called “Gabby - Find the Missing,” aims to use the power of social media to spread awareness for various missing persons.
Gabby Petito’s family attorney floated the notion that "additional individuals" could face charges in connection with her strangling in Wyoming more than two months ago.
When Brian Laundrie’s parents reported him missing in mid-September following the strangulation of his fiancée Gabby Petito, they turned over all of the firearms in their home to the FBI – but one was apparently missing.
Brian Laundrie, the sole suspect connected to the death of Gabby Petito, killed himself by shooting himself in the head according to an autopsy.
A bench covered in colorful steel butterflies sits in the shade of trees in a North Port park, just steps away from where a makeshift memorial once stood. In the center, a plaque reads, "In Memory of Gabby Petito."
In addition to the remains of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie being discovered, an additional six bodies were found across the country amid a search that made national headlines.
A memorial to Gabby Petito outside Brian Laundrie's family home in North Port has been removed by the city. Officials took it down Wednesday night, saying the memorial violated the city's sign and stormwater codes.
The Laundrie family's attorney says a forensic anthropologist analyzing Brian Laundrie's remains will likely have some answers regarding his manner, cause and time of death within a matter of weeks.
The North Port Police Department is dispelling reports that DNA does not match the remains of Brian Laundrie.