Gabby Petito case: Brian Laundrie's mother promised son shovel, garbage bag, jailhouse cake in love letter
The Florida woman, through her attorney, claims the missive was penned before her son embarked on a June 2021 cross country trip with his 22-year-old fiancee Gabby Petito, who was found dead September 19, 2021 near Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park.
Gabby Petito civil case: Roberta Laundrie’s ‘Burn after Reading’ letter will be allowed in court
The legal dispute between the families of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie was back to court Wednesday in Sarasota. At the center of the civil case is whether Laundrie's family secretly knew Petito was dead while posturing publicly as though she could still be alive.
Gabby Petito update: Laundrie family attorney seeks copies of texts and calls
The attorney for Brian Laundrie's family is seeking copies of all the family's texts, calls and other phone records for a six-month stretch of 2021 obtained by the parents of Gabby Petito as part of a Florida civil suit connected to the travel blogger's murder.
Gabby Petito case: Judge to decide if 'burn after reading' letter will be allowed as evidence
The trial in the civil case filed by the parents of Gabby Petito against the parents of Brian Laundrie has been pushed back to spring 2024, but first, the judge has to decide on two key parts of the potential trial.
'Burn after reading': Gabby Petito's parents say letter from Brian Laundrie's mom offered to help bury body
Brian Laundrie’s mother wrote a letter that said she, "would bring a shovel to help bury a body," according to a request filed Tuesday by the lawyers for Gabby Petito’s family; the letter's envelope said, "Burn after reading."
Gabby Petito took photo of her injuries on same day Moab officers responded to domestic violence call: lawyers
A new photo from the phone of Gabby Petito shows her injuries just before she and Brian Laundrie were in contact with the Moab, Utah police department, according to lawyers for the slain girl's family.
Gabby Petito's family backs proposed Utah law to better screen for domestic violence
The legislation would create what's called a “Lethality Assessment Protocol” to help screen for risks of intimate partner violence and gauge when people are in danger.
Gabby Petito's parents granted request to add Laundrie family lawyer to case against Brian's parents
A Sarasota judge has agreed to add Brian Laundrie’s former family lawyer as a co-defendant in a lawsuit against Brian’s parents for damages related to the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito.
Parents of Gabby Petito say Laundrie family lawyer knew Gabby was dead during search, new records show
The parents of Gabby Petito have long said they believe Brian Laundrie's parents knew their daughter was dead, but kept their son's secret for more than a month. Now, the Laundrie family lawyer has been named in the Petito family's lawsuit, saying he knew, too.
Laundries denied motion to avoid 'emotional distress and embarrassment' during civil trial
Chris and Roberta Laundrie wanted to avoid the "emotional distress and embarrassment" of testifying in a civil trial, where they would face the parents of the young woman their son is believed to have killed.
Gabby Petito's family awarded $3 million in lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents, estate
A final judgment in the civil lawsuit against the family of Brian Laundrie says his estate must pay $3 million to the estate of the girlfriend he killed – Gabby Petito – back in 2021.
Petito family: New evidence shows Utah officer at domestic violence call was abuser, himself
The Moab City Police Department was told back in August it had 60 days to respond to a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Gabby Petito, who was presumably killed by her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, days after the agency’s officers responded to a possible instance of domestic violence between the couple.
Brian Laundrie's parents request limiting depositions about son's 'history and last days' in Petito lawsuit
The parents of Brian Laundrie have asked a judge to limit depositions in the civil suit filed by Gabby Petito's family, saying it will “protect them from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, undue burden and expense."
Gabby Petito's family announces new bill to help find missing persons: 'A huge step forward'
Gabby Petito's family on Friday praised a new, bipartisan Senate bill to help find missing persons as a "huge step forward."
Moab officer responding to controversial Gabby Petito-Brian Laundrie domestic violence call now a detective
Eric Pratt of the Moab Police Department is now a detective, photos show.
Gabby Petito family alleges officers failed to protect daughter in lawsuit
It's been nearly one year since Moab City officers encountered Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie to investigate a domestic violence call. Now, the 22-year-old's family will file a lawsuit against the police department, saying law enforcement was not properly trained and did not follow the law before their daughter's death.
Gabby Petito's legacy: $100K for domestic violence hotline
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.
Brian Laundrie’s parents will face jury for allegedly knowing about Gabby Petito's death during search
A Sarasota County judge has decided to move forward with the lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents, which claims they knew their son murdered Gabby Petito as authorities were searching for her.
Gabby Petito's mother slams Brian Laundrie's notebook confession: 'Truth will be revealed'
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's notebook confession: Experts weigh in on killer's claims about how he murdered Gabby Petito
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.