Gabby Petito case: Cops call off search for Brian Laundrie in Florida wildlife refuge

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Police on Monday referred to as off search efforts for Brian Laundrie in an unlimited Florida reserve — after a physique believed to be his lacking girlfriend Gabby Petito was discovered in Wyoming.

“The North Port Police Department currently has no plans to conduct a major search of the Carlton Reserve today,” police spokesman Josh Taylor stated in an announcement.

The 25,000-acre wildlife refuge was believed to be the place Laundrie, 23, vanished on a hike on Tuesday.

He was reported lacking by his household on Friday.

“At this time, we currently believe we have exhausted all avenues in searching of the grounds there,” Taylor stated.

Taylor stated that legislation enforcement businesses are persevering with to look for Laundrie, however it’s unclear the place they’re directing their efforts.

Laundrie’s dad and mom advised authorities that he left their residence in North Port Tuesday with a backpack to go to the practically 25,000-acre protect in Sarasota County.

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A North Port Police Department spokesperson stated the division has “no plans to conduct a major search of the Carlton Reserve today.”
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Brian Laundrie.
The 25,000-acre Carlton Reserve was believed to be the place Brian Laundrie vanished on a hike on Tuesday.
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His disappearance got here amid an intensifying search to seek out his 22-year-old girlfriend, Petito.

Petito was reported lacking by her household on Sept. 11

She was final heard from on Aug. 25 throughout a highway journey with Laundrie to tour nationwide parks out west.

North Port Police Department.
Brian Laundrie’s disappearance got here amid an intensifying search to seek out his girlfriend, Gabby Petito.
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North Port Police Department law enforcement officials.
Law enforcement businesses are persevering with to look for Brian Laundrie, although it’s unclear the place they’re directing their efforts.
North Port Police Department by way of AP

Laundrie returned with the couple’s van to his household’s residence in North Port on Sept. 1, however declined to speak to authorities about her disappearance.

The FBI stated a physique “consistent with the description” of Petito was found Sunday in Wyoming’s Bridger-Teton National Forest.