It was finally revealed that Brian Laundrie died by suicide. The final autopsy reports revealed that Luandrie died from a gunshot wound to the head. Now that everyone knows he’s deceased and how he died, there is new information coming out about the weapon he may have used to take his own life.
Brian Laundrie family knew gun was missing
People shared all about the details surrounding Brian Laundrie’s death and the weapon he used to take his own life. Laundrie’s parents reportedly knew the day they reported him missing that one of their guns was also missing. Chris and Roberta Laundrie turned over all their guns on September 17. This is the same day Brian was declared missing.
The attorney for the Laundrie family said, “Chris and Roberta Laundrie voluntarily surrendered all guns in their home to law enforcement on Sept. 17.” He continued, At that time, it was discovered that one handgun was not in its case.” According to the attorney, the FBI and North Port, Florida, police were present at the time the empty gun case was discovered.
The attorney went on to say it was his and law enforcement’s decision to not share with the public that one of the Laundrie firearms was missing. He said, “it was best for that information to not be public.”
He also said, “Imagine, with the frenzied atmosphere at the time, if the public thought Brian had a gun.” Bertolino continued, “I cannot speak to why (law enforcement) did not reveal the info but we spoke about it at the time and I believe they felt as I did.”
Bertolino also said he does not know if the weapon was recovered by law enforcement.
Details about what Brian Laundrie’s notebook contained have still not been shared by authorities. According to The Sun, law enforcement is working to preserve the notebook found near his remains. Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe said the notebook could be the key to understanding many things about Laundrie.
He said they are trying to dry out the notebook. He went on to say they are “trying to recover the writing, the ink marks, and fingerprints.”
McCabe added, “In terms of understanding Laundrie’s motive, his feeling about Petito, maybe event any kind of notes or comments he may have made about the events—that notebook could shed a lot of light on those issues.”
Perhaps the information contained in the notebook will be shared soon.
So far there have been no charges in the death of Gabby Petito. Brian Laundrie was the only person of interest in the case.
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