BREAKING NEWS : FBI collects personal items belonging to Brian Laundrie to assist with DNA matching, lawyer says
Funeral services for Gabby Petito will be held in Holbrook, Long Island, on Sunday, one week after her remains were found in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park on Sept. 19.\nInvestigators are continuing their search for her fiancé Brian Laundrie who has a warrant out for his arrest.
FBI agents visit Laundrie home, asked for personal items to help with 'DNA matching'Two FBI agents briefly visited Brian Laundrie's family's home in North Port, Fla. on Sunday morning to ask for help with"DNA matching.""The FBI requested some personal items belonging to Brian Laundrie to assist them with DNA matching and Brian’s parents provided the FBI with what they could," the Laundries' lawyer, Steven Bertolino, told Fox News on Sunday.
The agents walked into the front porch around 11:00 a.m. and left with a brown paper bag.Sunday's visit comes almost a week after roughly 20 FBI agents swarmed the Laundrie home and could be seen carrying boxes and suitcasesPosted by Paul BestShare
Woman drove from Trenton, NJ to pay respects: ‘I had to be here’Gabby Petito’s story has touched many people across the nation – so much so that they felt the need to pay their respects in person, despite having never met or known her personally.Alene Natale drove two and a half hours from Trenton, New Jersey and stood in line at 11 a.m. to speak with Petito’s father and mother. headtopics.com
“They were really happy that I came,” Natale told Fox News. “She hugged me. Her dad was awesome.”Natale related how she and her sister had been in abusive relationships, and she felt that Petito’s story could have been her story.“It felt like me, in a way,” Natale said. “I just had to be here, myself.”
Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeralGabby's father, Joe Petito, and her step-father, Jim Schmidt.Posted by Peter AitkenShareGabby Petito was ‘the most forgiving person’: ‘She didn’t deserve this,’ friend says
“I’ve been in denial about it from the start,” Corissa Ambrose told Fox News. Ambrose said Petito dated her cousin for about a year between 2013 and 2014.“Since she first went missing, I did not want to believe that anything bad could have happened to her, and I’m still kind of in denial. It’s hard to take in.”
Ambrose described Petito as the most “free-spirited, kind-hearted soul” who saw the best in everybody.“You could do no wrong for her,” Ambrose said. “No person deserves this, but her – she didn’t deserve this.”Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeral headtopics.com
Mourners gather, with some leaving in tears after paying their respects.Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeralMourners wait in line to enter the funeral home.Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeral
Mourners wait in line to enter the funeral home.Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeralPrayer card from Gabby Petito's service.Posted by Peter AitkenShareFBI retains body, Petito family to use empty urn during service
The Petito family will be using an empty urn during the funeral service today in Blue Point, New York.The FBI has not released Gabby Petito's body to her family, nor have they provided a timeline as to when they might do so.Petito's cause of death has not yet been revealed, and the final autopsy report remains to be completed.
Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeralA tribute to Gabby Petito in Blue Point, NY.Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeralA banner tribute for Gabby Petito in Blue Point, NY headtopics.com
Posted by Peter AitkenNew York community honors the life of Gabby Petito as family gathers for funeralMoloney's Holbrook Funeral Home in Blue Point, NY where the Petito family will mourn for Gabby.Posted by Peter AitkenShareFor Dog the Bounty Hunter, search for Brian Laundrie is personal
Dog the Bounty Hunter arrived at Brian Laundrie’s parents’ home Saturday, knocked on the door and met silence, but he’s already picked up a scent."The reason I went to Mr. [Christopher] Laundrie is I carry a reputation with me," he told Fox News Digital moments later."The reputation is, ‘He gives you a second chance. He’s gonna get you, but he gives you a second chance.’"
The reality TV star and legendary bounty hunter, whose real name is Duane Chapman, is a father of 13 who lost a daughter around the same age as Gabby Petito in a car accident in 2006. He was already in Florida on a honeymoon with his wife Francie Chapman, he said, when people began reaching out to him to look into Laundrie’s disappearance.
to read more on Fox News.Posted by Brie StimsonShareGabby Petito's family establishes Gabby Petito Foundation to help find others who have gone missingThe family of Gabby Petito has established the Gabby Petito Foundation that will"give resources and guidance" to help others bring"their children home. We are looking to help people in similar situations as Gabby," her father wrote on Twitter Saturday evening.
"No one should have to find their child on their own," he added.Posted by Brie StimsonFuneral services for Gabby Petito to be held Sunday in Long IslandFuneral services for Gabby Petito will be held in Holbrook, Long Island on Sunday.The services will be at the
Moloney Funeral Homeand it is open to the public from 12 to 5 p.m."Thank to all for your support and love," Gabby's father wrote on Instagram, adding that in lieu of flowers the family requests people make donations to the future Gabby Petito Foundation.
Posted by Brie StimsonMourners hold candlelight vigil for Gabby in Laundrie's Florida hometown on SaturdayPhoto: Brandon KrumA group of mourners held a candlelight vigil in North Port, Florida, Brian Laundrie's hometown, dedicated to the memory of Gabby Petito on Saturday night.
The attendees released butterflies in her honor."The Candlelight vigil for #GabbyPetito in Florida was beautiful tonight," attendee Brandon Krum wrote on Twitter."A little butterfly even landed on a #JusticeForGabby flyer."The vigil was held a day after Gabby's hometown of Blue Point, Long Island, lit candles for her.Read more: Fox News »
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Gabby Petito: Brian Laundrie manhunt continues days after Gabby's remains identified: LIVE UPDATESDOG SNIFFING FOR TIPS: Dog the Bounty Hunter gives Brian Laundrie's parents a rude awakening as he joins massive manhunt for the most wanted man in America The Landrie parents have a Ford Mustang and a Ram 1500. Damn. Remember that one time when dog was the one to find Andrew luster? Not out of the realm of possibility for sure This is really stupid.America is a joke.
Gabby Petito funeral held for the public as Brian Laundrie manhunt continuesMemorial visitation for the public held by Gabby Petito's family as the search for Brian Laundrie, her fiancé and person of interest in her death, enters the second week. Is this girl famous for anything besides dying? IAmSophiaNelson What if Gabby Petito had been older, not good looking, or overweight? The media wouldn't be interested anymore so if she was black or brown. It's just salacious. 🙏💔💔💔 🙏GabbyPetito
Gabby Petito funeral services announced as search for Brian Laundrie continuesThe public service will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Moloney Funeral Home in Holbrook, her father, Joseph Petito, said on social media. Screw the other 600,000+ people that go missing in the US annually....I'll sit this one out
Manhunt for Gabby Petito's fiancé, Brian Laundrie, to continue this weekend in Florida wetlandsSearch crews will resume the manhunt for Brian Laundrie in Florida wetlands this weekend after Friday's search was called off in the 24,000-acre Carlton Reserve, a wilderness park in Sarasota County.
Gabby Petito funeral services announced as search for Brian Laundrie continuesThe public service will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Moloney Funeral Home in Holbrook, her father, Joseph Petito, said on social media. Innocent until proven guilty. He is probably scared.
The search for Brian Laundrie in a swampy Florida nature reserve enters its second weekSince being informed a week ago by Brian Laundrie's parents that they had not seen him for days, dozens of local and federal officers have searched high and low in a swampy Florida nature reserve for the 23-year-old following the disappearance and then the discovery of the body of his fiancée Gabby Petito in Wyoming. I think his parent have him hidden somewhere. All the money and resources to crack this case.. Just imagine IF ALL CASES were handled like this. SMH 🤦♂️ Dude ain’t there.