The lawyer for the household of Brian Laundrie slammed superstar sleuths John Walsh and Dog the Bounty Hunter as “dusty relics” and publicity hounds for talking out nonstop about the Florida fugitive.
“Dusty relics like that Dog and John Walsh need a tragic situation like this so they can clear the cobwebs off their names and give their publicity-hungry egos some food,” legal professional Steven Bertolino stated in a textual content message to The Post on Thursday.
Both TV personalities have inserted themselves in the manhunt for Laundrie, 23, who’s the sole particular person of curiosity in the disappearance and loss of life of Long Island native Gabby Petito.
The lawyer’s dig comes in the future after Walsh aired a TV particular, “Gabby Petito: ID Special Report” on the Investigation Discovery channel.
Dog, whose actual title is Duane Chapman, fired again at Bertolino in a press release.
“It’s ironic that Mr. Bertolino would criticize the people trying to find Brian Laundrie unless perhaps he doesn’t want him found,” he stated.
Chapman, 68, hosted the common A&E actuality TV present “Dog the Bounty Hunter” from 2004 till 2012. Walsh was the longtime host of “America’s Most Wanted” from 1988 till 2012, initially on Fox and in a while Lifetime.
Petito, 22, was on a cross-country journey with Laundrie when she disappeared and was discovered useless at a Wyoming campground Sept. 19.
An post-mortem revealed that she was strangled to loss of life. Her loss of life was declared a murder.
Laundrie fled his dad and mom’ house in Florida days earlier and stays on the run.