Search Suspended For Gabby Petito’s Boyfriend In Florida Nature Preserve

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Officers were searching Sarasota County Nature for Brian Laundry after Petito went missing named after a person of interest.

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scheduled tribe. Petersburg, Fla. (AP) — A search was suspended Monday at the Florida Nature Conservancy for a man police say is interested in the death of his girlfriend Gabriel “Gabby” Petito, Whose civic officials believe One was discovered in a Wyoming national park that the couple visited.

The North Port Police Department said in a news release that the agency “currently has no plans to conduct any major searches”. Brian Laundry, 23, of the 24,000-acre (9,712-hectare) Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County, Florida, on Monday.

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The police statement said they “ended all avenues in search of grounds there.”


It was not immediately clear whether investigators were searching elsewhere for the laundry.

investigatorfocused on the weekend He may have gone there last week to the wildlife area after Laundry’s parents told the police. The reserve has more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) of trails and several campgrounds.

In Wyoming, the FBI announced Sunday that a body discovered in northern Wyoming is believed to be that of 22-year-old Petito. The body was found by agents searching the camp on the eastern border of Grand Teton National Park.

FBI Supervisory Special Agent Charles Jones said the cause of death has yet to be determined. Where and how the body was found has not been given.

A park ranger talks with a colleague on the road to Spread Creek Campground near Moran, Wyoming, on Sunday.  Law enforcement


“Full forensic identification has not been completed to 100% confirm that we found Gabby, but her family has been notified,” Jones said. “This is an incredibly difficult time for (Petito’s) family and friends.”

Jones and other law enforcement officers who announced the body’s discovery during a Sunday evening news conference in Grand Teton declined to take questions.

Petito’s father, Joseph, posted a picture of a broken heart over a photo of his daughter on social media, which read, “She touched the world.”

A lawyer acting as a spokesman for Petito’s family said in a statement that the family should be given a place to grieve.

A missing person's poster is seen for Petito in Jackson, Wyoming.  Petito converted a .  disappeared during a cross-country trip in


Attorney Richard Benson Stafford indicated that the family would make a public statement at a later date, and he thanked officials from the FBI, Grand Teton Search and Rescue and other agencies participating in Pettito’s search.

“Me and the family will always be grateful,” Stafford said in a statement.

Jones said an undeveloped camping area on the east side of Grand Teton bordering National Forest lands will remain closed until further notice while the investigation continues.

Jones said investigators were still seeking information from anyone who may have seen pettitoes or laundry around camping sites in the area of ​​Spread Creek, where law enforcement search efforts focused over the weekend.

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