Florida fugitive Brian Laundrie was final seen by his dad and mom on Sept. 13, in response to household lawyer Steven Bertolino. He had beforehand stated the Laundries final noticed their son on Sept. 14.

“The Laundries were basing the date Brian left on their recollection of certain events,” Bertolino informed Fox News Tuesday. 

“Upon further communication with the FBI and confirmation of the Mustang being at the Laundrie residence on Wednesday Sept. 15, we now believe the day Brian left to hike in the preserve was Monday Sept. 13.”

When police visited the Laundrie dwelling on Sept. 17, Brian Laundrie was not solely not inside – however his dad and mom claimed he was lacking.

Chris and Roberta Laundrie informed investigators on the time they hadn’t seen their son since Tuesday, Sept. 14, in response to a police information launch from that Friday, which states Laundrie hadn’t been seen “since Tuesday of this week.”

Brian Laundrie.

Brian Laundrie.
(Moab Police Department)

After Laundrie’s disappearance, police started looking the sprawling T. Mabry Carlton Jr. Reserve, a 25,000-acre protect close to the household’s dwelling in North Port, Florida, infested with gators, snakes, bugs and different wildlife. Heavy rains additionally left the swampy park underwater. 


Meanwhile, with a federal warrant out for his arrest, bounty hunters together with Duane “Dog” Chapman, often known as Dog the Bounty Hunter, have gotten concerned within the search — and potential sightings have been reported in Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and elsewhere.

On Sept. 19, an FBI-led search in Wyoming turned up the stays of his fiancée, Gabby Petito, who was final seen alive at a Jackson Hole restaurant on Aug. 27. Authorities dominated her demise a murder however haven’t launched a full report.


Brian Laundrie is an individual of curiosity within the Petito case and the topic of a federal warrant for alleged debit card fraud that passed off after she was believed to have died.

Earlier Tuesday, Bertolino additionally confirmed rumors that Laundrie flew dwelling to Florida from Salt Lake City for a six-day interval mid-August, days after he was concerned in an alleged home incident with Petito in Moab, Utah, and shortly earlier than she final spoke along with her mom.


And Richard Stafford, an lawyer for Petito’s dad and mom and stepparents, revealed in an interview with TV’s Dr. Phil McGraw that the debit card Laundrie is accused of utilizing with out authorization belonged to Petito.

Petito’s mother reported her lacking on Sept. 11, after spending days unsuccessfully attempting to contact her daughter. Between Sept. 1, when Laundrie returned to his dad and mom’ Florida dwelling, and when she was reported lacking, Laundrie and his dad and mom went tenting for the Labor Day vacation at Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg.

They ate s’mores along with his sister’s youngsters, in response to sister Cassie Laundrie, and made no public remark about Petito’s whereabouts or situation.