New photographs have emerged of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie of their Long Island highschool yearbook — taken years earlier than the 22-year-old would wind up useless on their ill-fated cross-country journey collectively.
Images obtained by Fox News of Bayport-Blue Point High School’s yearbook present Petito, then a sophomore, sporting a white shirt as she flashes a large smile together with her blond hair flowing over her shoulders, whereas the T-shirt-clad Laundrie, a junior, affords a closed-mouth smile.
Unlike the current photographs that present him bald, the teenager has a close-cropped head of hair in addition to a slight beard.
Despite attending the Suffolk County college on the similar time, the 2 solely started relationship after they graduated, a household spokesman instructed Fox News.
The couple began going out in March 2019 and Petito marked their one-year anniversary with an Instagram put up.
“Brian asked me to marry him and I said yes!” Petito wrote on July 2, 2020. “@bizarre_design_ you make life feel unreal, and everyday is such a dream with you.”
But regardless of the looks of bliss, their mates described their relationship as on-again, off-again, in accordance with a current report in People.
“They had very high highs and very low lows. But she always said he was a good boyfriend,” Petito’s highschool pal Alyssa Chen instructed the magazine, including that she “never saw any sort of physical abuse.”
Laundrie, 23, who returned to Florida from the trek out west with out Petito on Sept. 1, stays the only real particular person of curiosity within the case. He went lacking on Sept. 14, in accordance with his dad and mom, who solely reported it to police three days later.
There is an energetic warrant for his arrest on fraud expenses for allegedly utilizing somebody’s financial institution card across the time Petito disappeared.
Petito was formally reported lacking Sept. 11 and later discovered useless in Wyoming.