FIRST ON FOX: Gabby Petito’s father was involved in a “public service” incident report at the home of her fiance Brian Laundrie on September 10, nine days after returning to Florida without her from a trip across the country and one day before. let her not be reported missing. mother, according to heavily redacted police reports.
Petito did not physically attend the house, North Port Police said separately, but expressed concern over his daughter’s fate.
Almost everything except the time and address is redacted due to the investigation opened, but documents link Joseph Petito to a police incident report involving the house where his daughter lived with Laundrie and her parents at 6:30 p.m. on the 10th September. the address appeared twice on September 11 for follow-up inquiries.
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Laundrie returned home in Petito’s van from the west without her earlier this month, hired a lawyer and did not help investigators locate the 22-year-old missing.
“Brian came home on September 1 and we didn’t even realize he came home alone or was even home until September 11 when we reported his missing,” said Joseph Petito. to Fox News “The Story with Martha MacCallum” earlier Friday. . “It was no different from them doing some stretches without checking in, but I still can’t believe he’s home and won’t tell us where our daughter is!”
Laundrie is not mentioned in connection with the September 10 appeal, but he is named twice in reports the next day, when police seized the Ford Transit van from his parents’ home and Gabby Petito’s mother reported his disappearance.
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The elder Petito also said he was told not to discuss his “previous relationship with Brian” during the investigation.
He said he had barely slept for the past few days and pleaded for anyone with information about his plight to come forward.
“If Gabby is listening and can hear this, I want her to know that we love her and just want her to be home,” he said.
Her family last heard from her in late August, about two weeks after police in Moab, Utah responded to a possible domestic violence incident involving the couple. No charges were filed, but authorities separated the two overnight, according to police documents.
Authorities described the missing Petito as being white and measuring around 5 feet 5 inches and weighing around 110 pounds. She has blonde hair and blue eyes and several tattoos, including one on her finger and one on her forearm that says “Let it be”.