Brian Laundrie died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head, lawyer says

Brian Laundrie died from a gunshot wound to the pinnacle and his method of loss of life was a suicide, in accordance with an announcement from the Laundrie household legal professional.

Brian Laundrie.@bizarre_design / through Instagram

The replace on Laundrie’s method of loss of life and its trigger got here greater than a month after an post-mortem of his stays, which had been present in wetland areas in Florida’s Carlton Reserve on Oct. 20 and recognized as belonging to him Oct. 21.

After the conclusion of that post-mortem final month, his household’s legal professional, Steven Bertolino, mentioned that “no method or reason for loss of life was decided.” Since then, a forensic anthropologist has been analyzing Laundrie’s stays.

Laundrie went lacking Sept. 14, about two weeks after he returned to his house state of Florida following the disappearance of his fiancée, Gabby Petito.

Petito’s dad and mom reported their 22-year-old daughter lacking Sept. 11.

Investigators named him a “individual of curiosity” in Petito’s disappearance Sept. 15.

On Sept. 17, investigators introduced they had been trying to find Laundrie and couldn’t find him. The FBI searched his North Port, Florida, house Sept. 20.

A federal courtroom in Wyoming issued an arrest warrant for Laundrie on Sept. 23, two days after stays discovered at a campsite in Bridger-Teton Nationwide Forest had been confirmed to be these of Petito and her method of loss of life was dominated to be a murder.

On Sept. 20, the North Port Police Division mentioned it had “exhausted all avenues” looking out the 25,000 acres of swampy nature within the Carlton Reserve earlier than resuming the search.

Finally, partial human stays had been discovered close to objects belonging to Laundrie a month later.

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