The mother and father of Brian Laundrie, the Florida male sought in connection with the loss of life of his beau, Extended Island indigenous Gabby Petito, do not know where by he is and did not assistance him flee the FBI, their lawyer stated on Monday.
“Chris and Roberta Laundrie do not know exactly where Brian is,” lawyer Steven Bertolino reported in a statement. “They are involved about Brian and hope the FBI can locate him.”
“The speculation by the community and some in the push that the mother and father assisted Brian in leaving the family members residence or in preventing arrest on a warrant that was issued after Brian had previously been lacking for several days is just incorrect,” he claimed.
Laundrie’s mother and father have been lambasted on social media and accused of serving to their son escape and concealing his whereabouts.
On Monday, flower deliveries started arriving at the Laundrie dwelling in honor of Petito, with a makeshift memorial for the slain Blue Place native outdoors the house, Fox13 reporter Kim Kuizone posted on Twitter.
Law enforcement urged demonstrators to place the bouquets at an official memorial close to City Hall and explained the floral screen will be cleared out by town employees at the conclude of the working day, TMZ said in a report.
Brian Laundrie, 23, disappeared from his family’s North Port household previously this month immediately after becoming determined as a man or woman of fascination in Petito’s disappearance and dying.
The pair had been on a cross-place vacation when Petito, 22, vanished and Laundrie returned residence by itself on Sept. 1 — ahead of disappearing significantly less than two weeks later on.
Petito’s body was identified Sept. 19 at a Wyoming campground, with her death dominated a homicide by Teton County Coroner Brent Blue.
Laundrie has not been billed in her loss of life but was named in a federal indictment in Wyoming on fraud expenses for allegedly applying a debit card among Aug. 30 and Sept. 1, soon right after Petito was very last witnessed alive.
Meanwhile, a huge search for Laundrie has been underway at the 25,000-acre Carlton Reserve in close proximity to the house for far more than a week.
Also on Monday, the Petito family lawyer, Richard Stafford, scheduled a push convention on the situation for Tuesday at 1 p.m. at his Prolonged Island regulation business.
Petito was remembered at a memorial service in Holbrook on Sunday in her hometown, wherever hundreds of mourners paid their respects.