Internet sleuths are peddling a conspiracy concept that Brian Laundrie is hiding under a flower bed in his mother and father’ Florida yard after claiming drone footage captured a hand poking out of the soil.
They are alleging that the drone video, which is being shared extensively on social media, reveals the 23-year-old fugitive’s mother and father, Chris and Roberta Laundrie, gardening of their yard.
The footage seems to indicate a lady resembling Roberta tending to a flower bed as her husband stands close by. It wasn’t instantly clear when the drone footage was shot.
Social media customers are actually sharing variations of the footage on-line as they wildly claim it reveals a hand reaching out of the flower bed as Roberta leans over.
Some are claiming Laundrie could possibly be hiding in a bunker under the flower bed as regulation enforcement proceed the weeks-long seek for Gabby Petito’s lacking boyfriend.
One TikTok consumer, charlienovasite, posted a video that includes zoomed-in parts of the drone footage, saying: “There is definitely someone there. You cannot change my mind.”
Another sleuth, mamabear_xo, stated alongside their TikTok video that “Brian is under the garden bed. Watch him hand his mother something.”
After it emerged Thursday that Chris Laundrie had gone to the huge Florida reserve to assist crews seek for his son, TikTok consumer kmiller480 wrote the FBI ought to be checking their yard.
“Chris Laundrie agrees to assist in the search for his son, Brian. Meanwhile Roberta Laundrie is busy as ever in the garden. Has the FBI checked the garden?” they wrote alongside the video.
Some are additionally tagging Dog the Bounty Hunter of their movies urging him to go and search under the flower bed.
Many, nonetheless, had been fast to dismiss the conspiracy concept, saying it was only a weed and pointing to how the FBI had already searched the Laundrie home.
“I can’t believe people actually think Brian Laundrie is in a bunker under their flower bed. Realistically, who would coincidentally have an underground bunker in their backyard already OR be able to build one by the time they realized Gabby was missing,” one Twitter consumer wrote.
Another tweeted: “Stop with this ridiculous story about Brian Laundrie hiding in a stupid flower bed in the parents backyard. It’s not remotely funny.”
Laundrie has been lacking since Sept. 14, based on his mother and father, and has been the topic of a large manhunt in Florida ever since.
He is being searched for questioning in Petito’s disappearance and loss of life after her physique was found in Wyoming on Sept. 19 — almost three weeks after Laundrie returned to the couple’s Florida home with out her following a street journey.