The boyfriend of lacking Lengthy Island lady Gabby Petito has been recognized as an individual of curiosity in her mysterious disappearance, police stated Wednesday.
Brian Laundrie, who returned house to North Port, Fla., on his personal after the couple went on a cross-country journey, has lawyered up and refused to cooperate with police.
Petito, 22, has been lacking since late final month.
“As a father, I can think about the ache and struggling Gabby’s household goes via,” North Port Police Chief Todd Garrison stated in an announcement.
“We’re pleading with anybody, together with Brian, to share data with us on her whereabouts previously weeks,” Garrison stated. “The lack of know-how from Brian is hindering this investigation.
“We’ll assist discover Gabby and we’ll assist discover anybody who could also be concerned in her disappearance,” the chief stated.
The North Port division is the lead company within the investigation, and the FBI and Suffolk County police are additionally concerned.