Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito: FBI report

An FBI statement said the “investigation did not identify any other individuals other than Brian Laundrie directly involved” in Gabby Petito’s death. Laundrie died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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Transcript for Brian Laundrie claims responsibility for killing Gabby Petito: FBI report
- News coming in late today. What the FBI has now revealed in the Gabby Petito case-- what they now say they discovered in Brian Laundrie's notebook. Here's ABC'S Victor Oquendo. VICTOR OQUENDO: Tonight, the stunning new details inside the investigation into the killing of Gabby Petito, the FBI saying her former boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, admitted to killing Petito in a notebook before taking his own life in a central Florida nature preserve, saying in a statement, "A review of the notebook revealed written statements by Mr. Laundrie claiming responsibility for Miss Petito's death." That notebook found near his body, along with a gun and backpack. Authorities adding, "The investigation did not identify any other individuals other than Laundrie directly involved in the tragic death of Petito." Her body was found in Wyoming in September, the coroner concluding, "Petito died of blunt force injuries to the head and neck with manual strangulation." Laundrie on the run from authorities for about a month until his remains were discovered. Petito's family seen here, leaving a meeting with FBI officials this week. Their attorney saying, "We truly appreciate the FBI's diligent and painstaking efforts in this extremely complicated case. The quality and quantity of the facts and information collected by the FBI leave no doubt Brian Laundrie murdered Gabby." And investigators say that Laundrie also sent text messages between his phone and Petito's after she went missing, in an attempt to deceive law enforcement to make it seem like she was still alive. David? DAVID MUIR: All right. Victor Oquendo with us tonight. Thank you, Victor.

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