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January 31, 2023, 1:38 AM

Petito family lobbies for 'lethality assessment' law in Utah

The mother and father of a woman killed by her boyfriend in 2021 joined Utah lawmakers to lobby for the passage of a law to require police statewide screen for risks of intimate partner violence
January 31, 2023, 1:38 AM
Petito family lobbies for 'lethality assessment' law in Utah
3 months ago

Gabby Petito's family awarded $3M in wrongful death lawsuit

A circuit judge in Sarasota County, Florida, awarded Gabby Petito's family $3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit they filed against Brian Laundrie's estate back in May.
3 months ago
Gabby Petito's family awarded $3M in wrongful death lawsuit
3 months ago

Gabby Petito's family awarded $3M in wrongful death lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's estate

A Florida judge on Thursday awarded Gabby Petito's family $3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit filed against Brian Laundrie's estate.
3 months ago
Gabby Petito's family awarded $3M in lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's estate
3 months ago

Gabby Petito’s family files wrongful death suit against Moab

Family members of Gabby Petito filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Moab Police Department on Thursday in the latest development in the high-profile case around Petito's death
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Gabby Petito’s family sues

The family of a woman believed to have been killed by her fiancé during a road trip is now suing a Utah Police Department for negligence. ABC News’ Lionel Moise has the details.
3 months ago
Gabby Petito’s family sues
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Gabby Petito's parents file $50M wrongful death suit against Utah police

The lawsuit alleges that if the Moab police had followed a Utah law on domestic violence, "Gabby would still be alive today," an attorney said Thursday.
3 months ago
Gabby Petito's parents file $50M wrongful death suit against police
3 months ago

Petito family files $50M wrongful death lawsuit

The family of Gabby Petito, who was killed by her fiancé in August 2021, filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Moab Police Department.
3 months ago
Petito family files $50M wrongful death lawsuit
6 months ago

Gabby Petito's family announces wrongful death lawsuit against Utah police department

Gabby Petito was stopped by police in Moab, Utah, before her disappearance.
6 months ago
Gabby Petito's family announces wrongful death lawsuit against Utah police department
6 months ago

Gabby Petito's family announces $100K donation to domestic violence hotline

Gabby Petito was found dead last year during a road trip with her boyfriend.
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Gabby Petito Foundation donates $100K to help domestic abuse survivors
7 months ago

Brian Laundrie notebook confession

Several pages of Brian Laundrie's notebook were released by his family’s attorney where he admits to killing Gabby Petito but claimed it was a mercy killing.
7 months ago
Brian Laundrie notebook confession
7 months ago

Judge to decide in coming weeks on suit against Brian Laundrie's parents

The parents of Gabby Petito claim Brian Laundrie's parents knew he had killed their daughter.
7 months ago
Gabby Petito death civil suit dismissal hearing held
7 months ago

Gabby Petito's family to face off against Brian Laundrie's parents in court

The family of Petito will appear in court to defend the civil lawsuit they filed against the parents of Laundrie, the man who investigators say murdered the young woman in 2021.
7 months ago
Gabby Petito's family to face off against Brian Laundrie's parents in court
9 months ago

Mother of Gabby Petito files wrongful death lawsuit against estate of Brian Laundrie

The mother of Gabby Petito has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the estate of Brian Laundrie in the latest legal action stemming from the homicide.
9 months ago
Mother of Gabby Petito files wrongful death lawsuit against estate of Brian Laundrie
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito: FBI report

An FBI statement said the “investigation did not identify any other individuals other than Brian Laundrie directly involved” in Gabby Petito’s death. Laundrie died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito: FBI report
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in notebook: FBI

Investigators revealed new key evidence in the murder of Gabby Petito.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito in notebook: FBI
1 year ago

Gabby Petito's parents start foundation to counter domestic violence, find missing persons

Gabby Petito's parents and stepparents want to help fight domestic violence and find missing persons with a foundation in her name.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito's parents start foundation in her name
1 year ago

Gabby Petito's family opens up about healing during holiday season

The slain woman's parents and stepparents have established the Gabby Petito Foundation, with a mission to fight domestic violence and find missing people.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito's family opens up about healing during holiday season
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie died by suicide, family lawyer says

The death of Laundrie, who was the boyfriend of murdered travel blogger Gabby Petito, has been ruled a suicide, according to the Laundrie family attorney.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie died by suicide, family lawyer says
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie, boyfriend of murdered travel blogger Gabby Petito, died by suicide, family lawyer says

The death of Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of murdered travel blogger Gabby Petito, has been ruled a suicide, according to the Laundrie family attorney.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie, boyfriend of Gabby Petito, died by suicide: Family attorney
1 year ago

Woman recalls “red flag” after giving ride to a hitchhiking Brian Laundrie

“The biggest red flag is, why would you go camping by yourself for multiple days alone with just a backpack and leave your fiancé in your van?’” Miranda Baker said of Laundrie asking for a ride.
1 year ago
Woman recalls “red flag” after giving ride to a hitchhiking Brian Laundrie
1 year ago

How a YouTuber says she tipped off the FBI with location of Gabby Petito’s body

After reading reports calling for tips in Petito’s whereabouts, travel blogger Jenn Bethune and her husband reviewed video that captured a white van during their trip to Grand Teton National Park.
1 year ago
How a YouTuber says she tipped off the FBI with location of Gabby Petito’s body
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Chief investigator examines body camera footage of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie

Jim Winder said body-camera footage showed “a significant debate” between officers “about the appropriateness of a physical arrest or not” during a police stop with Laundrie and Petito.
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Chief investigator examines body camera footage of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie
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Private investigator on conditions searchers may have faced to locate Gabby Petito

Private Investigator Jason Jensen said searchers had to cover “hundreds of square miles” of Grand Teton National Park’s “rugged, rocky terrain” while trying to locate Petito.
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Private investigator on conditions searchers may have faced to locate Gabby Petito
1 year ago

‘Life on Line: The Last Days of Gabby Petito’ | Friday at 9/8c on ABC

What don’t you know about her last days? Watch the breaking new 20/20 event special Friday night at 9/8c on ABC.
1 year ago
‘Life on Line: The Last Days of Gabby Petito’ | Friday at 9/8c on ABC
1 year ago

ABC News Live: New development in search for Brian Laundrie

Plus, Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to all counts, and Haiti’s former prime minister discusses the ongoing hostage situation gripping the country.
1 year ago
ABC News Live: New development in search for Brian Laundrie
1 year ago

Gabby Petito died by strangulation: Coroner

A Wyoming coroner said the 22-year-old's cause of death was strangulation and her body was in the woods three to four weeks before it was found.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito died by strangulation: Coroner
1 year ago

Gabby Petito died by strangulation, coroner says

The coroner in Jackson, Wyoming, determined that Petito was strangled to death and died three to four weeks before she was found.
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Gabby Petito died by strangulation, coroner says
1 year ago

'Items of interest' discovered by FBI in search for Brian Laundrie

The FBI is scouring a Florida nature reserve for Brian Laundrie after finding “items of interest” that have been identified by his family.
1 year ago
'Items of interest' discovered by FBI in search for Brian Laundrie
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Apparent human remains found in search for Brian Laundrie at nature preserve: FBI

Authorities found items belonging to Laundrie, like a backpack and notebook, officials said, but they have not identified the remains.
1 year ago
 Apparent human remains found in search for Brian Laundrie at nature preserve: FBI
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Gabby Petito’s parents speak out about Brian Laundrie in new interview

In a new interview with Australia’s “60 Minutes,” Petito’s mother spoke candidly about Laundrie, saying he “seemed like a nice guy” and that her daughter “would be OK” with him.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito’s parents speak out about Brian Laundrie in new interview
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie’s father joins manhunt

The FBI shut down Carlton Reserve State Park and allowed Chris Laundrie to join the search for his son, who has been named a person of interest in the murder of Gabby Petito.
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Brian Laundrie’s father joins manhunt
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Laundrie family attorney discusses what’s next after Brian Laundrie’s remains found

Steven Bertolino discusses how the Laundrie family is reacting after news that human remains found in a Florida nature reserve belonged to Brian.
1 year ago
Laundrie family attorney discusses what’s next after Brian Laundrie’s remains found
1 year ago

Human remains found in Florida nature reserve belong to Brian Laundrie

The FBI confirmed that the skeletal remains were found in the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park belonged to Laundrie, who was a person of interest in the murder of Gabby Petito.
1 year ago
Human remains found in Florida nature reserve belong to Brian Laundrie
1 year ago

Gabby Petito case: Timeline of travel blogger's disappearance

Petito had been traveling with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, in a white van.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito case: Timeline of travel blogger's disappearance
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie's remains found after monthlong search

Brian Laundrie's girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found strangled to death last month.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie's remains found after monthlong search
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Brian Laundrie's remains found after monthlong search: FBI

Remains found Wednesday in Florida during the search for Brian Laundrie have been confirmed as his, according to the FBI.
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Brian Laundrie's remains found after monthlong search: FBI
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FBI confirms human remains found belong to Brian Laundrie

The FBI Denver released a statement Thursday afternoon that said they have confirmed the human remains found in the Carlton Reserve on Wednesday were those of Brian Laundrie.
1 year ago
FBI confirms human remains found belong to Brian Laundrie
1 year ago

Federal agents find human remains, items belonging to Brian Laundrie

Federal agents found a backpack and notebook in a Florida nature reserve belonging to Laundrie, and unidentified human remains.
1 year ago
Federal agents find human remains, items belonging to Brian Laundrie
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Brian Laundrie search: Apparent human remains found, not yet identified

FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael McPherson said police also found items that belonged to Laundrie, like a backpack and a notebook. McPherson said a team will be on site for several days.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie search: Apparent human remains found, not yet identified
1 year ago

What’s next for Brian Laundrie investigation

Chief legal analyst Dan Abrams and former FBI agent Mary Ellen O’Toole discuss how the investigation will proceed after possible human remains and articles belonging to Laundrie were discovered.
1 year ago
What’s next for Brian Laundrie investigation
1 year ago

Apparent human remains, articles belonging to Brian Laundrie found

Police have uncovered what may be human remains in Florida’s Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park along with articles that may have belonged to Laundrie, who has been missing since Sept. 14.
1 year ago
Apparent human remains, articles belonging to Brian Laundrie found
1 year ago

Gabby Petito's cause of death a lesser-known sign of intimate partner violence, experts say

Petito, 22, died by strangulation, according to a Wyoming coroner.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito's cause of death a lesser-known sign of domestic violence, experts say
1 year ago

Gabby Petito case: Coroner releases the cause of death

A Wyoming coroner said the 22-year-old travel blogger was strangled to death. Her remains were recovered in a national park and the FBI is leading a nationwide search for her boyfriend Brian Laundrie.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito case: Coroner releases the cause of death
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What Gabby Petito’s death by strangulation could mean

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with former FBI agent Brad Garrett about the coroner’s finding that Gabby Petito died by strangulation and what’s next in the investigation.
1 year ago
What Gabby Petito’s death by strangulation could mean
1 year ago

Gabby Petito died by strangulation: Medical examiner

Wyoming coroner set to make announcement in Gabby Petito autopsy, medical examiner, Brian Laundrie, Florida, New York
1 year ago
Gabby Petito died by strangulation: Medical examiner
1 year ago

Autopsy shows Gabby Petito died by strangulation

A Wyoming coroner conducted an extensive forensic examination and toxicology report, but did not reveal the exact time Petito was killed
1 year ago
Autopsy shows Gabby Petito died by strangulation
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie still missing: Where the Gabby Petito case stands today

Authorities still haven't located the slain travel blogger's boyfriend after weeks of searching. Petito was found dead at Bridger-Teton National Park in September. Laundrie was last seen in Florida.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie still missing: Where the Gabby Petito case stands today
1 year ago

Brian Laundrie's father assisting authorities in search

The family's attorney said Chris Laundrie was showing authorities trails and areas where his son might have gone in the Carlton Reserve.
1 year ago
Brian Laundrie's father assisting authorities in search
1 year ago

Authorities report possible Brian Laundrie sightings in North Carolina

Federal agents are investigating 11 alleged sightings of Brian Laundrie along the Appalachian Trail near the North Carolina-Tennessee border.
1 year ago
Authorities report possible Brian Laundrie sightings in North Carolina
1 year ago

Gabby Petito's family speaks out in new interview

Petitos's parents said on "Dr. Phil" that they reached out to Brian Laundrie's parents multiple times before reporting Gabby missing but never heard back.
1 year ago
Gabby Petito's family speaks out in new interview