Chuck Cox is relieved an appeals court denied the appeal and reinstated an original ruling that gives his family $98 million in a civil suit against the state of Washington. But, he said, this is not done yet.
Nichole Schmidt, the mother of Gabby Petito, has taken legal action against the estate of Brian Laundrie, by filing a complaint in Sarasota County Friday, in which she asks for monetary compensation for the "wrongful death" of her daughter.
The parents of Gabby Petito claim in a new lawsuit in Florida that Brian Laundrie told his parents he had killed her when he returned home alone from their ill-fated western trip in a converted van. The lawsuit filed Thursday in Sarasota County Circuit Court contends that Laundrie told his parents on Aug. 28 that he had killed Petito, 22, his fiancee of about a year.
An autopsy revealed that cause of death for Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of Gabby Petito, was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. WFLA reported that the Laundrie family attorney, Steven Bertolino said, “Chris and Roberta Laundrie have been informed that the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and […]
Investigators in Florida confused Brian Laundrie's mother with her son while they were monitoring the family's home in the days after Laundrie's fiancée, Gabby Petito, was reported missing, a police spokesperson said.