Gabby Petito’s family has said they are waiting to see if others have been charged with the murder of their daughter, after it was reported that the suspect in her death shot himself in the head. Had killed
An attorney for Laundry’s family, whose body was recovered from a Florida nature reserve last month, said a post-mortem examination had concluded that the 24-year-old had died after shooting himself in the head with a gun.
Laundry was named by the FBI as a “person of interest” in the disappearance and murder of a 22-year-old woman whose case garnered global attention.
Yet, no formal charges were ever made against him or anyone else.
The family of the young woman, originally from Long Island in New York state, said Tuesday that she had been asked by the FBI not to comment on the latest developments as it continued to investigate the case.
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“The Schmidt and Petito family are aware of the circumstances surrounding the suicide of the sole suspect in Gabby’s murder,” said a statement given to The Granthshala by a family friend.
“Gabby’s family will not make a statement at this time due to a request from the United States Attorney’s Office and the Teton County Prosecutor’s Office.”
The statement added: “The family was asked not to comment and to allow the FBI to continue its investigation and allow the US Attorney’s Office to determine whether any additional individuals will be charged.”
Credit: www.independent.co.uk / Gabby Petito