Hiker who has ‘no doubt’ he met Brian Laundrie on path says he’ll meet with FBI


A Florida engineer who claimed he talked to Brian Laundrie on the Appalachian Trail informed The Post on Tuesday that he plans to satisfy with the FBI to debate the weird encounter.

“I’ll be meeting them either Tuesday or Wednesday in North Carolina,” Dennis Davis stated.

The hiker informed a 911 dispatcher that he was “99.99 percent sure” he spoke with the late Gabby Petito’s fugitive boyfriend, who is needed on fraud prices for allegedly utilizing somebody’s financial institution card across the time she disappeared.  

“I’ll meet somebody out there if they want to,” Davis, 53, informed the Haywood County, North Carolina, Sheriff’s Office dispatcher. “I’m telling you, it was him.”

He stated the person was “talking wild” and “acting funny,” a newly launched recording reveals.

The dispatcher informed Davis she would report his name to her sergeant — however he informed The Post on Saturday that calls to authorities, together with the FBI, weren’t returned.

Dennis Davis claims that he encountered Brian Laundrie while driving on the Appalachian Trail on the North Carolina border.
Dennis Davis claims that he encountered Brian Laundrie whereas driving on the Appalachian Trail on the North Carolina border.
According to David Dennis, the man he spoke to sounded like Brian Laundrie and seemed to be “talking wild” and “acting funny."
According to Dennis Davis, the person he spoke to appeared like Brian Laundrie and gave the impression to be “talking wild” and “acting funny.”
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However, he told Fox News on Monday that he finally acquired a return name from the sheriff’s workplace on Sunday, and was informed they dispatched a deputy to the scene about 12 hours after he reported the sighting.

In a press release Monday, the Haywood County sheriff stated it had “received a number of calls regarding the sighting of Brian Laundrie over the past several days, each one being investigated thoroughly and areas of concern searched, but all to no avail.”

Davis informed The Post earlier that he was driving the place the Appalachian Trail runs close to the border of North Carolina and Tennessee on Saturday morning when he was flagged down by the stranger.

The FBI has been looking for Brian Laundrie since September 14, 2021 when he told his parents he was going on a hike and never returned.
The FBI has been searching for Brian Laundrie since September 14, 2021, when he informed his dad and mom he was happening a hike and by no means returned.
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FBI agents took away possible evidence from the home of Brian Laundrie to help with the manhunt.
FBI brokers took away attainable proof from the house of Brian Laundrie to assist with the manhunt.
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Gabby Petito's family claims that Brian Laundrie has bragged that he would be able to survive on the land if he absolutely had to.
Gabby Petito’s household claims Brian Laundrie has bragged that he would be capable to survive off the land if he completely needed to.
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Laundrie, 23, disappeared in mid-September whereas being looked for questioning within the loss of life of the 22-year-old Long Island native throughout the couple’s cross-country journey.

Petito vanished and was discovered lifeless in a Wyoming campground on Sept. 19, almost three weeks after Laundrie returned residence to Florida in her van with out her.