Gabby Petito Case
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3 months ago

Families of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie reach settlement in distress lawsuit

A settlement has been reached between the parents of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie.
3 months ago
In this image taken from police body camera video provided by the Moab Police Department, Gabby Petito talks to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, near the entrance to Arches National Park on Aug. 12, 2021.
5 months ago

Gabby Petitos’s parents accuse Brian Laundrie’s parents of withholding information

According to a newly amended civil complaint, Petito's family claims Laundrie made a frantic phone call to his parents, telling them Gabby was “gone” and he needed a lawyer two days after the murder.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Gabby Petitos’s parents accuse Brian Laundrie’s parents of withholding information
1 year ago

Gabby Petito's family contends Utah cops treated Laundrie like victim

Brian Laundrie “seemed like a mental and emotional bully” to a cop who responded to a domestic call weeks before Gabby Petito was killed, according to an amended lawsuit.
1 year ago
Supporters of "Justice for Gabby" gathered at the entrance of Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park in North Port, Fla., on Oct. 20, 2021.
1 year ago

New photo in Gabby Petito murder case

A newly released photo appears to show Petito with injuries on her face moments before an exchange with police. ABC News' Andrea Fujii explains why officers are being accused in a wrongful death suit.
1 year ago
VIDEO: New photo in Gabby Petito murder case
2 years 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.
2 years ago
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.
2 years ago

Gabby Petito's family awarded $3M in 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.
2 years ago
Gabby Petito's mother Nichole Schmidt, speaks during a news conference as her husband Jim Schmidt looks on, Nov. 3, 2022, in Salt Lake City.
2 years ago

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.
2 years ago
VIDEO:  Gabby Petito’s family sues
2 years ago

Gabby Petito's parents file $50M wrongful death suit against 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.
2 years ago
This police camera video provided by The Moab Police Department shows Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito talking to a police officer after police pulled over the van she was traveling in with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, near the entrance to Arches National Park, on Aug. 12, 2021.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
The family of Gabby Petito, who was killed by her fiancé in August 2021, filed a $50 million lawsuit against the Moab Police Department.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Gabby Petito is seen in this undated photo provided by the FBI.
2 years ago

Gabby Petito Foundation donates $100K to help domestic abuse survivors

Gabby Petito was found dead last year during a road trip with her boyfriend.
2 years ago
Gabby Petito is seen in this undated photo provided by the FBI.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Brian Laundrie notebook confession
2 years ago

Gabby Petito death civil suit dismissal hearing held

The parents of Gabby Petito claim Brian Laundrie's parents knew he had killed their daughter.
2 years ago
A makeshift memorial dedicated to Gabby Petito is located near the North Port City Hall, Sept. 21, 2021, in North Port, Fla.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Gabby Petito's family to face off against Brian Laundrie's parents in court
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Gabby Petito is pictured with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, in a photo posted to Petito's Instagram account on March 17, 2020.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito: FBI report
2 years ago

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

Investigators revealed new key evidence in the murder of Gabby Petito.
2 years ago
Gabby Petito is seen in this undated photo provided by the FBI.
2 years ago

Gabby Petito's parents start foundation in her name

Gabby Petito's parents and stepparents want to help fight domestic violence and find missing persons with a foundation in her name.
2 years ago
The parents of Gabby Petito speak to Good Morning America, Dec. 24, 2021.
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Gabby Petito's family opens up about healing during holiday season
2 years 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.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Brian Laundrie died by suicide, family lawyer says
2 years ago

Brian Laundrie, boyfriend of Gabby Petito, died by suicide: Family attorney

The death of Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of murdered travel blogger Gabby Petito, has been ruled a suicide, according to the Laundrie family attorney.
2 years ago
Bodycam footage shows Brian Laundrie speaking with police during Moab City Police department response to an altercation between Laundrie and Gabby Petito in Utah, Aug. 12, 2021.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Woman recalls “red flag” after giving ride to a hitchhiking Brian Laundrie
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: How a YouTuber says she tipped off the FBI with location of Gabby Petito’s body
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Chief investigator examines body camera footage of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Private investigator on conditions searchers may have faced to locate Gabby Petito
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: ‘Life on Line: The Last Days of Gabby Petito’ | Friday at 9/8c on ABC
3 years ago

ABC News Live: New development in search for Brian Laundrie

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3 years ago
VIDEO: ABC News Live: New development in search for Brian Laundrie
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Gabby Petito died by strangulation: Coroner
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Gabby Petito died by strangulation, coroner says
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: 'Items of interest' discovered by FBI in search for Brian Laundrie
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: FBI gives update on search for Brian Laundrie discovering human remains
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Gabby Petito’s parents speak out about Brian Laundrie in new interview
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Shark attack survivor speaks out from hospital bed
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Laundrie family attorney discusses what’s next after Brian Laundrie’s remains found
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Human remains found in Florida nature reserve belong to Brian Laundrie
3 years ago

Gabby Petito case: Timeline of travel blogger's disappearance

Petito had been traveling with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, in a white van.
3 years ago
Gabby Petito is pictured with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, in a photo posted to Petito's Instagram account on March 17, 2020.
3 years ago

Brian Laundrie's remains found after monthlong search

Brian Laundrie's girlfriend, Gabby Petito, was found strangled to death last month.
3 years ago
Bodycam footage shows Brian Laundrie speaking with police during Moab City Police department response to an altercation between Laundrie and Gabby Petito in Utah, Aug. 12, 2021.
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
Remains found Wednesday in Florida during the search for Brian Laundrie have been confirmed as his, according to the FBI.
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: FBI confirms human remains found belong to Brian Laundrie
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Federal agents find human remains, items belonging to Brian Laundrie
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Brian Laundrie search: Apparent human remains found, not yet identified
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: What’s next for Brian Laundrie investigation
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Apparent human remains, articles belonging to Brian Laundrie found
3 years ago

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

Petito, 22, died by strangulation, according to a Wyoming coroner.
3 years ago
Gabby Petito touches her face while talking to police about her altercation with Brian Laundrie in police bodycam footage released Sept. 30 from an Aug. 12, 2021, incident in Moab, Utah.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Gabby Petito case: Coroner releases the cause of death
3 years ago

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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: What Gabby Petito’s death by strangulation could mean
3 years 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
3 years ago
Gabby Petito is pictured with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, in a photo posted to Petito's Instagram account on March 17, 2020.
3 years 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
3 years ago
VIDEO: Autopsy shows Gabby Petito died by strangulation
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO:  Brian Laundrie still missing: Where the Gabby Petito case stands today
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Brian Laundrie's father assisting authorities in search