A TikToker has long gone viral over her statements she picked up Brian Laundrie hitchhiking alone in Wyoming about the time his girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was last seen.
Consumer Miranda Baker said she and her boyfriend gave Laundrie a ride at Grand Teton Nationwide Park on Aug. 29, four times after Petito known as her loved ones to say she was in the park — and four days immediately after her final Instagram photo in advance of the disappearance.
In a collection of 4 video clips that have only just now surfaced, Baker promises to have picked up a hitchhiker she recognized as Laundrie at about 5:45 p.m. on the way to Jackson Hole, which she referred to as “Jackson.”
Later on, at about 6:09 p.m. when she stated “Jackson Gap,” he questioned to get out, she reported of her supposed conversation.
“Once I said Jackson Gap he turned agitated,” she said in just one of the vidoes. “He appeared like he desired to get out, he was variety of antsy. And that’s when factors acquired weird.”
She statements they permit the hitchhiker out near Jackson Dam and he crossed the avenue to a crowded whole lot to keep on to hitchhike. The TikTok person mentioned she has spoken with the FBI and other law enforcement officers about the alleged encounter, but the FBI did not affirm they experienced spoken to the lady.
Other legislation enforcement directed inquiries to the FBI.
That alleged encounter would have taken put just a person working day before Petito’s mother obtained a textual content from the lacking Extensive Island native’s cell phone on Aug. 30 — but her mother has doubts that the textual content essentially came from her daughter.
Laundrie returned to Florida alone on Sept. 1 in the van registered to Petito.
Baker claimed the hitchhiker she believes to be Laundrie 1st made available “like $200” for the experience, but received in the back again of the Jeep no cost of demand.
The hitchhiker allegedly advised her he had been hiking for days along the Snake River, and said he had a fiancée who was doing work their social media web pages back at their van, she promises in the online video.
In what she called “key information” that she has allegedly shared with authorities, she mentioned the hitchhiker she identified as Laundrie did not show up to have a full backpack, expressing he had been sleeping on tarp.
“You feel if you are going tenting for days on stop you’d want foods and a tent and he experienced none of that,” Baker reported of the alleged encounter.
The disappearance of Petito, 22, has sparked social media sleuths as Laundrie has declined to converse with authorities.