Officials said Monday that the Wyoming coroner, who performed Gabby Petito’s autopsy, will hold a virtual news conference on Tuesday to discuss her post-mortem results.
Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue will speak to reporters via Zoom at 12.30 p.m. and is expected to include his cause of death about a month after his body was found in Wyoming.
While the coroner ruled Pettito’s death a homicide, details about the circumstances of his death were not disclosed to the public.
The announcement comes even as law enforcement agencies continue their search for Brian Laundry, Petito’s boyfriend and “person of interest” in the case. Even though Mr. Laundry has not been booked under charges related to murder, there is a federal arrest warrant against him for debit card fraud.
Petito’s parents reported her missing on September 11, about ten days after her 23-year-old boyfriend, Mr Laundry, returned home from a cross-country trip without their daughter.
A Blue Point native, Pettito’s body was found on September 19 in Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming after an extensive search.
Law enforcement agencies are also conducting searches at the 24,565-acre Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County, located near his Florida home. Mr Laundry’s family told police they believe he entered the area and has not been seen since.
Meanwhile, Mr. Laundry’s father, Chris Laundry, has also joined law enforcement agencies to search for his son. Steven Bertolino, a lawyer for the Laundry family, is quoted as saying that investigators wanted him to help them identify the spot where they suspect Brian may have been hiding. News Nation Now.
“Chris Laundry is assisting law enforcement … in search of Brian. Chris was asked to indicate any favorite trails or spots that Brian might have used at the preserve. Chris and Roberta Laundry, however, did three Having provided this information orally weeks ago, it is now believed that on-site assistance could be better,” Mr Bertolino was quoted as saying.
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