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Gabby Petito family settles $3M lawsuit in killing by fiance

Gabby Petito family settles $3M lawsuit in killing by fiance

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 17 - 10:53 a.m.

The families of Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie have reached a $3 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit filed after authorities concluded he strangled her in August 2021.
Gabby Petito family sues Moab police for $50M, claiming officer negligence

Gabby Petito family sues Moab police for $50M, claiming officer negligence

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov. 3 - 2:10 p.m.

The family of Gabby Petito is seeking $50 million in a lawsuit filed in Utah on Thursday, claiming Moab police negligence led to Petito's domestic violence death.
Moab police say they'll fight Gabby Petito family's $50M lawsuit

Moab police say they'll fight Gabby Petito family's $50M lawsuit

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Nov. 3 - 6:18 a.m.

Moab officials released their response to the Gabby Petito family's intent to file a wrongful death lawsuit.
New video shows Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie shopping hours before she was killed

New video shows Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie shopping hours before she was killed

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Oct. 19 - 8:23 a.m.

Newly released surveillance video shows Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie shopping at a Jackson Hole grocery store on the last day she was seen alive.
Gabby Petito family to file $50M Utah lawsuit, saying Moab police should have done more

Gabby Petito family to file $50M Utah lawsuit, saying Moab police should have done more

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 8 - 12:16 p.m.

Gabby Petito's family announced on Monday they intend to file $50 million negligence claims in Utah against Moab police, saying the officers could have prevented the woman's death.
Gabby Petito Foundation gives $100K to domestic violence hotline

Gabby Petito Foundation gives $100K to domestic violence hotline

Madison Selcho  |  Posted Aug. 4 - 5:29 p.m.

Nichole Schmidt, the mother of Gabby Petito, announced a $100,000 donation has been made in her daughter's honor to the National Domestic Violence Hotline.
Florida judge allows lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's parents against Brian Laundrie's parents to proceed

Florida judge allows lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's parents against Brian Laundrie's parents to proceed

Jennifer Henderson, CNN  |  Posted July 1 - 7:21 a.m.

A Florida circuit court judge has ruled a lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's parents against Brian Laundrie's parents can move forward.
'I ended her life': Brian Laundrie's confession note made public

'I ended her life': Brian Laundrie's confession note made public

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 8:33 p.m.

A note written by Brian Laundrie, the suspect in the death of Gabby Petito, was released to the public through a Laundrie family attorney on Friday, WFLA reports.
A Florida judge is expected to make a decision in coming weeks on a lawsuit by Gabby Petito's parents

A Florida judge is expected to make a decision in coming weeks on a lawsuit by Gabby Petito's parents

Maria Cartaya, CNN  |  Posted June 23 - 10:39 a.m.

A Florida judge said he plans to issue an order within the next two weeks regarding a lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's parents against the parents of Brian Laundrie.
Gabby Petito's mother files wrongful death lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's estate

Gabby Petito's mother files wrongful death lawsuit against Brian Laundrie's estate

Paradise Afshar, CNN  |  Posted May 7 - 9:10 p.m.

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.
Lawsuit claims Brian Laundrie's parents knew 'whereabouts' of Gabby Petito's body

Lawsuit claims Brian Laundrie's parents knew 'whereabouts' of Gabby Petito's body

Jamiel Lynch, CNN  |  Posted April 29 - 10:08 p.m.

In an amendment to their lawsuit filed earlier this spring, Gabby Petito's parents allege during the search for the young woman, Brian Laundrie's parents knew their son had killed her and knew "the whereabouts of her body."
Brian Laundrie's parents ask a court to dismiss the lawsuit filed by family of Gabby Petito

Brian Laundrie's parents ask a court to dismiss the lawsuit filed by family of Gabby Petito

Jamiel Lynch, CNN  |  Posted March 30 - 9:54 p.m.

In a motion filed Wednesday, the parents of Brian Laundrie asked a Florida court to dismiss a civil lawsuit brought by Gabby Petito's parents earlier this month.
Gabby Petito's parents sue Laundrie's parents over  killing

Gabby Petito's parents sue Laundrie's parents over killing

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted March 11 - 2:58 p.m.

The parents of Gabby Petito claim in a new Florida lawsuit 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.
Florida medical examiner announces Brian Laundrie's cause of death

Florida medical examiner announces Brian Laundrie's cause of death

Amir Vera and Tina Burnside, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 14 - 7:47 p.m.

The cause of death of Brian Laundrie, the fiancé of Gabby Petito whose disappearance caused a firestorm late last summer, was revealed Monday.
Former Moab police chief returns to work in 'transitional role'

Former Moab police chief returns to work in 'transitional role'

Arianne Brown for KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 25 - 8:36 p.m.

Former Moab Police Chief Bret Edge returned to duty on Monday in what city officials are calling a "transitional role."
FBI: Letter found near Brian Laundrie's body states he was responsible for Gabby Petito's death

FBI: Letter found near Brian Laundrie's body states he was responsible for Gabby Petito's death

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 21 - 2:56 p.m.

The FBI said Friday that a note from Brian Laundrie found in a notebook near his body indicates he claimed responsibility for Gabby Petito's murder.
Investigation finds 'unintentional mistakes' made by Moab police in Gabby Petito encounter

Investigation finds 'unintentional mistakes' made by Moab police in Gabby Petito encounter

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 12 - 7:08 p.m.

A report found that members of the Moab Police Department made "several unintentional mistakes" in handling an encounter with Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie prior to her murder.
2021 in news: Here are the top 10 Utah stories

2021 in news: Here are the top 10 Utah stories

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 20 - 8:53 a.m.

The coronavirus and severe drought plagued Utah and much of the West. Political strife, elections and redistricting, also continued in a sharply divided climate.
Laundrie attorney: Missing gun wasn't made public due to 'frenzied atmosphere'

Laundrie attorney: Missing gun wasn't made public due to 'frenzied atmosphere'

Taylor Romine and Dakin Andone, CNN  |  Posted Nov. 26 - 7:46 p.m.

Brian Laundrie's parents discovered a handgun was missing when they voluntarily surrendered their firearms to law enforcement the same day they informed authorities that their son was missing, according to the family's attorney, Steven Bertolino.
Brian Laundrie's death ruled a suicide

Brian Laundrie's death ruled a suicide

David Fischer, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov. 23 - 2:00 p.m.

Brian Laundrie's death has been ruled a suicide according to autopsy results shared by his family's attorney.
With Brian Laundrie dead, here's where authorities could look for answers on what happened to Gabby Petito

With Brian Laundrie dead, here's where authorities could look for answers on what happened to Gabby Petito

Christina Maxouris, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 25 - 9:03 a.m.

Brian Laundrie, who authorities had said could help fill in at least some of the blanks about what Gabby Petito's final days looked like, has been confirmed dead.
'A bad state of mind': What the last conversation Brian Laundrie had with his parents was like

'A bad state of mind': What the last conversation Brian Laundrie had with his parents was like

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Oct. 23 - 4:01 p.m.

Brian Laundrie was in a "bad state of mind" when he left his parents' home on Monday, Sept. 13. That was the last time he spoke to his parents.
Notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains could answer key questions, experts say

Notebook found near Brian Laundrie's remains could answer key questions, experts say

Aya Elamroussi, Leyla Santiago, Randi Kaye and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 22 - 2:09 p.m.

Questions remain following the death of Brian Laundrie. But crime experts say the notebook found near his remains may shed some light on the circumstances of his disappearance.
Dental records show remains found at Carlton Reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, FBI says

Dental records show remains found at Carlton Reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, FBI says

Aya Elamroussi, Taylor Romine, Leyla Santiago, Randi Kaye and Sara Weisfeldt, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 21 - 4:41 p.m.

The FBI's Denver office said Thursday that remains found in a Florida nature reserve are those of Brian Laundrie, who went missing last month.
Suspected human remains, items belonging to Brian Laundrie found in Florida park, FBI says

Suspected human remains, items belonging to Brian Laundrie found in Florida park, FBI says

Eric Levenson, Taylor Romine, Leyla Santiago and Randi Kaye, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 20 - 5:10 p.m.

What appear to be human remains and items belonging to Brian Laundrie have been found in a nature reserve in North Port, Florida, according to the FBI.