Nearly one year after Utah police officers responded to a domestic violence report between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie, her family will file a wrongful death lawsuit, seeking $50 million in damages. "If officers had been properly trained and followed the law, Gabby would still be alive today."
Through a $100,000 donation from the Gabby Petito Foundation, Gabby's mother is now partnering with the National Domestic Violence Hotline to help others survive turbulent and violent relationships.
Gabby Petito's mother says she's "fed up" and that the "truth will be revealed," days after the release of Brian Laundrie's notebook confession where he admitted to killing Gabby.
Brian Laundrie framed his strangulation of Gabby Petito as an act of mercy and an "unexpected tragedy" in a handwritten confession discovered near his remains in October and just unveiled Friday. Experts moved quick to dissect his story.
The first public glimpse of a confession Brian Laundrie left in a notebook in the Florida swamp where he killed himself last year reveals his final words.
The Florida judge overseeing a lawsuit between the parents of Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito referenced the recent trial between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard.
The family of Gabby Petito will be in court on Wednesday to argue why their civil lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents should go to a jury trial. However, the Laundrie's attorney says his clients will skip the hearing.
Gabby Petito's mother filed a new wrongful death lawsuit Friday against Brian Laundrie's estate, seeing damages of $30,000. The new lawsuit comes after Petito's parents sued Chris and Roberta Laundrie, claiming they knew their son killed Gabby.
The family of Gabby Petito says Brian Laundrie's parents knew before going on a family vacation to Fort DeSoto park that their son had killed his girlfriend and left her body in a national park in Utah, according to new documents filed in Sarasota County court.
Brian Laundrie’s full autopsy and forensic reports were released by the medical examiner, revealing new details about the circumstances around his death.
Protesters picketed for weeks outside the North Port home belonging to Brian Laundrie's parents, even after his remains were found in the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park. A new bill in the Florida Legislature aims to make such protests outside of homes illegal.
The FBI released its final update on the Gabby Petito investigation, saying a review of the notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains showed he claimed responsibility for her death.
An outside investigation into the Aug. 12 domestic violence incident between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie in Moab, Utah, found "unintentional mistakes" – and issued a number of recommendations on how the department should move forward.
Brian Laundrie did not have a will when he died by suicide. A petition for summary administration is necessary when assets are less than $75,000, legal experts say.
In addition to the remains of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie being discovered, an additional six bodies were found across the country amid a search that made national headlines.
A memorial to Gabby Petito outside Brian Laundrie's family home in North Port has been removed by the city. Officials took it down Wednesday night, saying the memorial violated the city's sign and stormwater codes.
The Laundrie family's attorney says a forensic anthropologist analyzing Brian Laundrie's remains will likely have some answers regarding his manner, cause and time of death within a matter of weeks.
According to a North Port police spokesman, detectives had set up cameras around the Laundries' home in North Port to monitor Brian's movement after Gabby's family reported her missing.
Brian Laundrie's notebook and backpack were discovered near his remains, and though the area had previously been underwater, investigators say the notebook could provide answers about Laundrie's final days.
The attorney for Brian Laundrie's parents says an autopsy on their son's remains, which were described as “bones” by North Port police, did not reveal a cause or manner of his death.