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HUMAN REMAINS FOUND: Brian Laundrie’s belongings found in Florida park

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Brad Hunter

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Oct 20, 2021  •  6 days ago  •  2 minute read  •  20 Comments Missing poster for Gabby Petito who disappeared in August.Missing poster for Gabby Petito who disappeared in August. Photo by HANDOUT /AWARE

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A coroner was called to a Florida conservation area where items belonging to fugitive Brian Laundrie were discovered early Wednesday.

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Partial human remains were reportedly located in the park where authorities have been searching for the fugitive wanted in the Gabby Petito case.

The discovery of remains comes after some items belonging to Laundrie were found in the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park.

Law enforcement sources told NBC News the human remains were found in a section of the park that had been underwater due to heavy rains.

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CNN reported that a cadaver dog has also been deployed to the scene.

Cops are being tight-lipped on whether the 23-year-old person of interest in the disappearance and murder of his girlfriend YouTuber Gabby Petito has been found dead.

Laundrie’s parents went Wednesday to a park near their home in North Port where the items were found, lawyer Steven Bertolino told the New York Post.

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“Chris and Roberta went to the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park this morning to search for Brian,” he said in an email. “The FBI and (North Port Police Department) were informed last night of Brian’s parents’ intentions and they met Chris and Roberta there this morning.”

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“After a brief search off a trail that Brian frequented some articles belonging to Brian were found. As of now law enforcement is conducting a more thorough search of that area,” Bertolino said.

According to NBC2, the Medical Examiner’s Office has been called to the scene.

Meanwhile, the manhunt for Laundrie has led to the discovery of five more bodies scattered around the United States.

Brian Laundrie, 23, is the lone person of interest in Petito’s mysterious disappearance and murder.

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He has been on the run since mid-September and has more than likely left the U.S.

But the intense search for Laundrie has helped solve other missing persons cases, The UK Sun reports.

JOSUE CALDERON. Murdered. JOSUE CALDERON. Murdered. Photo by HANDOUT /NCBI

JOSUE CALDERON, 33, NORTH CAROLINA

Early rumours suggested Laundrie was heading north and hiding along the Appalachin Trail. Calderon was found stabbed to death and there was “no connection” to the case.

ROBERT LOWERY. Suicide. ROBERT LOWERY. Suicide. Photo by HANDOUT /FBI

ROBERT LOWERY, 46, WYOMING

Texas dad Lowery’s body was discovered not far from where Petito’s body was discovered on Sept. 17. Authorities ruled that Lowery died by his own hand.

SARA BAYARD. Suspicious. SARA BAYARD. Suspicious. Photo by SARA BAYARD /TWITTER

SARA BAYARD, 55, COLORADO

Bayard’s body was discovered off a rural highway in El Paso County, Colorado. Petito and Laundrie had camped and traipsed through the Rocky Mountain State. Bayard was last seen in June and so far investigators have not revealed her cause of death.

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LAUREN CHO. Suspicious. LAUREN CHO. Suspicious. Photo by HANDOUT /FACEBOOK

LAUREN “EL” CHO, 30, YUCCA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

Renewed interest in the Petito case triggered a large-scale search for the New Jersey chef. She had been reported missing on June 28 just after 5 p.m. when cops say she may have walked away from a short-term rental she was using during travels with friends and an ex-boyfriend. Her remains have yet to be positively identified and so far, there is no cause of death.

HOMELESS MAN, ALABAMA

A homeless man was found dead in a Mobile, Alabama dumpster on Sept. 20, about the time cops guesstimated that Laundrie was in town. However, there is no connection to the case.

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