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.
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 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.
Lawyers representing the family of Gabby Petito in their civil lawsuit against the family of Brian Laundrie have released a list of witnesses they expect to testify in the case. Laundrie family attorney Steven Bertolino described it as a "wish list" and said it was "not likely" that Brian's parents would testify.
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.
The lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's family against Brian Laundrie's parents will head to a jury trial next year, according to the Sarasota Clerk of Courts. A jury trial was ordered in the lawsuit and has been set for August 14, 2023, the Clerk of Courts confirmed.
Laundrie family attorney Steven Bertolino has filed a motion asking a Florida judge to dismiss a civil lawsuit from the parents of Gabby Petito, arguing that there are no facts to support their claims of "intentional infliction of emotional distress." Rather, he argued that Chris and Roberta Laundrie were exercising their right to remain silent.
Gabby Petito's family has filed a civil lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's parents, accusing them of knowing that Brian had murdered their daughter and attempting to help him flee the country. The lawsuit seeks over $100,000 in damages for causing the Petitos pain and suffering along with mental anguish.
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.
Gabby Petito's family returned to the Tampa Bay area on Thursday, roughly four months after their daughter was found strangled to death in Wyoming. The Laundrie family's attorney says they have reached an agreement with the Petitos about how the couple's property will be split once it's released by law enforcement.
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.