As the FBI closes its investigation into Gabby Petito’s death, they have released information regarding what they were able to recover from Brian Laundrie’s notebook, which was found near his own remains.
Contents of Brian Laundrie’s Notebook Revealed: FBI Closes the Investigation Into Gabby Petito’s Murder
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According to the FBI, the notebook offered “written statements by Mr. Laundrie claiming responsibility for Ms. Petito’s death.” It is with Petito’s family’s permission that his admission is revealed.
A statement released by Rick Stafford on behalf of Gabby’s family read:
“Gabby’s family would like to thank the FBI, specifically the Wyoming, Denver, New York, and Tampa offices, all of their task force members, and their assisting agencies. Gabby’s family would like to thank the FBI’s Victim Services Department for all they have done for them. Victim Services has been there for support from the earliest stages of this investigation and helped their entire family navigate through the worst moments of their lives. We truly appreciate the FBI’s diligent and painstaking efforts in this extremely complicated case. The quality and quantity of the facts and information collected by the FBI leave no doubt that Brian Laundrie murdered Gabby.”
As Mamas Uncut previously reported at length, 21-year-old Gabby Petito when missing while on a four-month-long cross-country trip with her fiancé Brian Laundrie. The couple had remodeled a white Ford van, which they lived in while traveling.
The couple began their trip in July 2021 from Florida where they lived with Laundrie’s parents. Sadly, the trip took a tragic turn after cracks began to form in Petito and Laundrie’s relationship.
After being investigated for a domestic dispute in Moab, Utah, Petito went missing. The last known contact she made with her parents was on August 27.
By September 1, Laundrie had left their last known location, the Grand Teton National Park, and returned to Florida in the white Ford van but without Gabby. By September 11, Petito was officially named a missing person.
Soon after, on September 13, Laundrie, the only person of interest in the case, told his parents he was going on a walk and that was the last police and his family saw of him.
By September 19, thanks to YouTube videos, TikTok posts, and other eyewitnesses, Petito’s body was discovered just a few miles from where their white Ford van was last located. An autopsy confirmed that Petito was murdered and her cause of death was manual strangulation.
Nearly one month later, Laundrie’s remains were discovered in a Florida park he frequented near his parents’ home. His cause of death was revealed to be a single gunshot wound to the end.
Also located near his remains where a dry bag that contained his personal notebook. It was in that notebook that revealed the truth no one knew if they would ever learn.
Sara Vallone has been a writer and editor for the last four and a half years. A graduate of Ohio University, she enjoys celebrity news, sports, and articles that enhance people’s lives.
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