Brian Laundrie’s cause of death was gunshot wound to the head
Last month, the news of Brian Laundrie’s death was announced. According to his autopsy report, he died from a gunshot wound to the head. It likely meant that he committed suicide. Although people already suspected him of murdering Gabby Petito, this news confirms that. At the moment, his parents are mourning the death of their son and have not made any comment. Despite this news, there are many questions still unanswered.
In August, Gabby Petito went missing which caused a frenzy all over the US
After she decided to embark on a cross-country trip with her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, Gabby Petito started posting vlogs of the journey. However, the trip which was supposed to be a lifetime experience turned into tragedy. On August 24, she contacted her family for the last time. According to a police bodycam, the couple was seen in distress and Petito was crying hysterically. Despite their efforts, her family could not get in touch with her. On 1st September, Brian Laundrie came back to his parents’ house in Florida. However, he was alone and driving the same van that they were traveling in. This is when Petito’s family came into action and filed a missing person’s report. Unfortunately, Petito was found dead in Wyoming in September. According to the autopsy report, she died of strangulation.
Last month, Brian Laundrie was also found dead in Myakkahatchee Creek Park
After arriving back at his parents’ house, Laundrie also went missing. According to his family, he said that he is going on a hike. However, he did not take his phone with him and had just a backpack. After he left, Laundrie’s family also filed a missing person report. At the same time, Brian Laundrie was named as the person of interest in the murder of Gabby Petito. Despite weeks of search, the police had a hard time finding him. In the end, they found his remains in the Myakkahatchee creek Park. Interestingly, it was his parents who found his body. They had joined the search with the police.
According to the autopsy report, Brian Laundrie committed suicide
After exactly one month of Petito’s body being found, Brian Laundrie was also found dead in a Florida nature reserve. According to Steven Bertolino, Laundrie’s family attorney, the autopsy report have revealed the cause of his death. Brian Laundrie died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head. This determines that he commit suicide. According to the attorney:
“Chris and Roberta are still mourning the loss of their son and are hopeful that these findings bring closure to both families.”
Despite the news, there are many questions still not answered. Many people are curious as to where the gun used in his death is. At the same time, no one knows where he got the gun from. On the other hand, people think the notebook found near Brian Laundrie’s body will have some clues as well. Hopefully, the police will update about what they found in the backpack and the notebook.