As authorities proceed the manhunt for Brian Laundrie — and the general public speculates wildly about his whereabouts — The Post has acquired property paperwork that reveal a string of latest home gross sales by the Laundrie household, in addition to pictures that take us contained in the residence he shares along with his mother and father.
Authorities found the physique in Wyoming’s Bridger-Teton National Forest, the place FBI, National Parks and native regulation enforcement officers have been looking for Petito since final week.
Petito, 22, was on a cross-country journey along with her boyfriend Brian, 23, when she disappeared there late final month.
“Earlier today, human remains were discovered consistent with the description of Gabrielle ‘Gabby’ Petito,” Charles Jones, a supervisory senior resident agent with the FBI workplace in Denver, said during an emotional press briefing. “Full forensics identification has not been completed to confirm 100 percent that we found Gabby, but her family has been notified of this discovery.”
Autopsy outcomes have been scheduled to be launched Tuesday — however Dr. Brent Blue, the Teton County coroner, has told The Post no preliminary findings or optimistic identification have but been made on the stays.
Meanwhile, thriller swirls round Brian’s household after they went radio silent Tuesday when their legal team canceled a press conference that was scheduled to happen within the wake of the FBI swarm.
Officially declaring it against the law scene, Brian’s mother and father — Roberta, 55, and Chris, 62 — have been seen being pulled out of their home whereas investigators labored on accumulating and monitoring down proof which may assist clarify his sudden disappearance.
The Post has acquired pictures contained in the household’s three bed room, two rest room North Port home, which was bought by the Laundries in 2015 for $120,000. Two years later, they tried to checklist the home for $215,000, with a value discount a month later. The Laundries took the home again off the market brief after in January 2018.
One of the photographs from the 2017 actual property itemizing takes us inside Brian’s presumed bed room. A disturbing poster of darkish figures with hammers and spheres violently attacking different figures will be seen resting on the two-case bookshelf.
Other gadgets noticed within the room embrace what seems to be a gun propped up subsequent to the cabinets over his mattress, a Darth Vader masks, and a collection of “Watchmen” books.
According to DC Comics, “Watchmen takes place in an alternate world where the mere presence of American superheroes changed history: The US won the Vietnam War, Nixon is still president, and the cold war is in full effect.”
“It begins with a murder-mystery before unfolding into a planet-altering conspiracy: When a retired hero is killed, his former teammates must investigate. The conspiracy they uncover will entwine their secret traumas and twisted psychologies, ultimately asking where the fine line is drawn between heroes and villains?”
The relaxation of the home seems to be fairly normal and atypical. Spanning three bedrooms and two baths, the property sits at a modest 1,448 sq. ft and comes with a small pool within the yard.
But this isn’t the one home owned — or bought — by the Laundries not too long ago.
Property data present they’d additionally owned a Venice, Fla. condominium unit since 2015, which they purchased for simply $99,500. They sold this property this summer for $144,000, after simply two weeks in the marketplace in July.
Brian’s mother, Roberta, will be seen pictured in a single of the itemizing pictures.
They additionally purchased another North Port home made up of two bedrooms and two baths in January 2020, earlier than the pandemic hit, for $128,000. They bought the home over a 12 months later, on March 18, 2021 for $140,000.
The pictures of the itemizing reveals vacant rooms with no furnishings or possessions.
The Laundries additionally had a home in Bayport, NY, at one level which they bought again in 2008 for $330,000, property data reveal. They bought it in 2017 for $385,000 — the identical 12 months they tried to promote their present Florida home.
Brian has been lacking since September 14 when he went for a hike within the 25,000-acre Carlton Reserve final week and by no means returned, his household advised police.
Brian vanished shortly earlier than police named him an individual of curiosity in Petito’s disappearance on Sept. 17 — two days earlier than the previous Long Island resident’s attainable stays have been discovered in Bridger-Teton National Park, close to the place her white van was spotted late last month.
Petito final made contact along with her household on Aug. 30.
Brian returned home to Florida with out Petito two days later, on Sept. 1, retained a lawyer and refused to cooperate with authorities.
In the most recent disturbing flip of occasions, Petito’s van was discovered in disarray from the way it first appeared when Petito launched a YouTube video documenting their cross nation highway journey.
The van confirmed some of their belongings messily strewn all through the again of the camper after they have been stopped by police in Utah following a 911 report of a home incident.
A police report from the incident depicted Petito as the aggressor — however it has since emerged that the involved citizen who known as 911 claimed to have witnessed a man “slapping” a girl.
“We drove by and the gentleman was slapping the girl,” the caller mentioned, in line with new audio of the decision that emerged Monday.
The dispatcher responded, “He was slapping her?”
“Yes, and then we stopped. They ran up and down the sidewalk, he proceeded to hit her, hopped in the car and they drove off,” the caller replied.
On Tuesday afternoon, police revealed they’re “actively” investigating deer digital camera footage that captured a hiker resembling Brian trekking via the wilderness.
A man named Sam Boss advised investigators he noticed the man toting a backpack at 6:17 am on Monday within the city of Baker, Fla. — about 500 miles away from Laundrie’s home in North Port.
“I’m not saying this is the guy but whoever was on my trail camera this morning in Baker, [Florida] strongly fits the description of Brian Laundrie,” Bass wrote on Facebook. “Authorities have been contacted but people in the North West Florida area be on the look out.”
Petito’s distraught mother and father withhold public comment on the case till they’re reunited with their daughter.
“I want to personally thank the press and news media for giving the Petito and Schmidt family time to grieve,” lawyer Richard Stafford mentioned in a press release. “We will be making a statement when Gabby is home.”