The daddy of lacking Lengthy Island native Gabby Petito criticized her boyfriend Brian Laundrie’s sister over her remarks about “love” in a TV interview concerning the disappearance.
Cassie Laundrie stated in an interview to be broadcast on ABC Information’ “Good Morning America” on Friday that she and her household “clearly” need Petito to be discovered secure.
“She’s like a sister and my youngsters love her, and all I would like is for her to come back residence secure and located and this to be only a massive misunderstanding,” she stated amid accusations by the Petitos that her household was withholding helpful details about Gabby’s whereabouts.
Gabby’s father Joe Petito advised NewsNation’s Ashleigh Banfield that the Laundries have a twisted sense of affection.
“If that’s that household’s model of affection, to only ignore and never care that somebody’s gone and persons are on the lookout for them and full nations on the lookout for them, I imply, that explains how we obtained to the place we’re in the present day. As a result of I imply, have a look at their model of what they name love,” Petito stated.
Gabby and her boyfriend have been on a visit to the western United States in a van collectively when she went lacking. They have been scheduled to shut out the journey in Portland round Halloween.
The couple had a scuffle in Utah on Aug. 12, the aftermath of which was captured on police bodycam video, however didn’t result in any arrests.
On Thursday, the lacking girl’s household lawyer expressed anger over the lack of expertise by the Laundries.
“The household is devastated,” Richard Stafford stated at a press briefing. “Each day that this goes on, they get increasingly more devastated. They’re on the level that that desperation has turned to anger. They know that the Laundries know the place their daughter is, and they won’t inform them. That’s infuriating.”
Laundrie has retained a lawyer and refused to cooperate with cops, as his dad and mom have additionally turned detectives away from their residence in North Port, Florida, the place the younger couple lived.
The Laundries have additionally refused to speak to Petito’s distraught dad and mom.