Missing Brian Laundrie’s Family Moved His Mustang From Florida Preserve to Their Home: Attorney

The relatives of Brian Laundrie reportedly picked up his vehicle from a wildlife reserve in Florida on Thursday, three days before a body matching Gabrielle Petito’s description was found in Wyoming.

According to WABC, Laundrie family attorney Steven Bertolino said the family retrieved Brian Laundrie’s Ford Mustang from the Carlton Reserve, a 24,000-acre preserve in Sarasota County. On Monday, police ended their search for Laundrie, who is considered a person of interest in Petito’s disappearance and presumed death.

As CrimeOnline previously reported, however, video showed the Mustang back in the Laundries’ driveway on Wednesday.

Laundrie reportedly left his family home on Tuesday with a backpack. Bertolino claimed the family went to the reserve and discovered the vehicle with a note on it saying it had to be moved.

Bertolino said the family left the car there overnight “so he could drive back.” They retrieved it on Thursday morning after Laundrie did not return, WABC reported.

But video from NewsNationNow reporter Brian Entin showed the Mustang convertible back in the driveway on Wednesday night.

Petito, 22, vanished late last month during a cross-country trip Laundrie, 23. The pair reportedly embarked across the country in a converted camper van, stopping at national parks in Utah and Colorado along the way.

Petito was last seen at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Laundrie allegedly drove back to Florida — without his girlfriend — and parked the camper van in his parents’ driveway.

According to reports, Laundrie has refused to say anything about Petito’s disappearance or whereabouts.

A full forensic identification of the body discovered at Grand Teton is pending. An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

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[Featured image: Gabrielle Petito, Brian Laundrie/Instagram]