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NJCher

(36,490 posts)
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 04:16 PM Nov 2021

Brian Laundrie died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head, lawyer says

Source: NBC News

Brian Laundrie died from a gunshot wound to the head and his manner of death was a suicide, according to a statement from the Laundrie family attorney.

The update on Laundrie's manner of death and its cause came more than a month after an autopsy of his remains, which were found in wetland areas in Florida's Carlton Reserve on Oct. 20 and identified as belonging to him Oct. 21.

After the conclusion of that autopsy last month, his family's attorney, Steven Bertolino, said that "no manner or cause of death was determined." Since then, a forensic anthropologist has been analyzing Laundrie's remains.

Laundrie went missing Sept. 14, about two weeks after he returned to his home state of Florida following the disappearance of his fiancée, Gabby Petito.

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Brian Laundrie died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to his head, lawyer says (Original Post) NJCher Nov 2021 OP
I hope he died a slow, painful death PBC_Democrat Nov 2021 #1
Wish he's killed himself before he murdered Gabby Petito. uggggh. n/t iluvtennis Nov 2021 #2
Yes - I always advise Pinback Nov 2021 #4
I think the punchline was - Shut Up! You're Next!!! Probatim Nov 2021 #27
Ha! Pinback Nov 2021 #28
I Think He RobinA Nov 2021 #29
Strangling someone is pretty intentional. It takes time. maxsolomon Nov 2021 #30
Message auto-removed Name removed Nov 2021 #3
Why don't these people just shoot themselves first. njhoneybadger Nov 2021 #5
The article Delphinus Nov 2021 #6
It's the final report from the forensic anthropologists, who got the remains after Nay Nov 2021 #23
how is this LBN? nt msongs Nov 2021 #7
how is it news at all Skittles Nov 2021 #16
The final determination of suicide was announced today. nt Nay Nov 2021 #22
It's 100% LBN Polybius Nov 2021 #24
yes, I know about the missing young white woman syndrome Skittles Nov 2021 #25
That's missing white girl syndrome with the ugly boyfriend Polybius Nov 2021 #26
What a shame to reduce her to a talking point. She was someone's daughter. She had her whole life chia Nov 2021 #31
uh huh Skittles Nov 2021 #32
I already said I know that. That wasn't her fault. chia Nov 2021 #33
but how people choose to exploit it IS Skittles Nov 2021 #34
Exploit it as in make her death no great loss because she's white? I don't understand why chia Nov 2021 #36
It all sucks. twodogsbarking Nov 2021 #8
He should've just killed himself but these types always have to take someone out too, disgusting! nt Raine Nov 2021 #9
Good PJMcK Nov 2021 #10
Did they find dweller Nov 2021 #11
If they did, they aren't telling. nt Nay Nov 2021 #21
His life could have been so uncomplicated by just telling Gabby that he no longer wished to merry Escurumbele Nov 2021 #12
Ask me if I care Jilly_in_VA Nov 2021 #13
Report from Medical Examiner DippyDem Nov 2021 #14
I assumed they found a gun with him then Ron Obvious Nov 2021 #15
You're right. Didnt think of that oldsoftie Nov 2021 #19
Unfortunate the parents were not more cooperatative with law enforcement from the beginning. honest.abe Nov 2021 #17
Well, its dated today & was a story that garnered national interest for its oddity oldsoftie Nov 2021 #18
Might be NJCher Nov 2021 #20
it's amazing... myohmy2 Nov 2021 #35

PBC_Democrat

(401 posts)
1. I hope he died a slow, painful death
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 04:21 PM
Nov 2021

and I hope his parents are prosecuted for aiding his run from the law.

RobinA

(9,970 posts)
29. I Think He
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 01:53 PM
Nov 2021

killed himself because he killed her, so that wouldn't have worked. I believe his killing her was not intentional except possibly in the moment.

maxsolomon

(33,838 posts)
30. Strangling someone is pretty intentional. It takes time.
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 05:56 PM
Nov 2021

Possible it was during a fight as that is where their relationship was - violence from both. You think it's Man 1, not Man 2.

Response to NJCher (Original post)

Nay

(12,051 posts)
23. It's the final report from the forensic anthropologists, who got the remains after
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 01:26 AM
Nov 2021

the autopsy was done.

Polybius

(16,308 posts)
26. That's missing white girl syndrome with the ugly boyfriend
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 01:52 AM
Nov 2021

Seriously, I'm not saying the case should have been news, but it was, whether I like it or not.

chia

(2,257 posts)
31. What a shame to reduce her to a talking point. She was someone's daughter. She had her whole life
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 07:14 PM
Nov 2021

ahead of her. It's a tragedy and it's infuriating and we can highlight the statistical inequity of the amount of media attention giving to missing women of color without losing our basic humanity by slighting the death of a victim of domestic violence because she was white.

Skittles

(154,702 posts)
32. uh huh
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 07:37 PM
Nov 2021

EVERY missing girl is someone's daughter, but only certain criteria rates the news - and you know that

chia

(2,257 posts)
36. Exploit it as in make her death no great loss because she's white? I don't understand why
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 08:28 PM
Nov 2021

these two things are held as mutually exclusive. One can mourn the death of any woman to domestic violence, as well as understand, and amplify, that the deaths of women of color, indigenous women, don't receive the same media attention and that needs to change. But to toss off a domestic violence murder as "white woman syndrome" because one cannot hold two ideas at the same time - is wrong.

Raine

(30,565 posts)
9. He should've just killed himself but these types always have to take someone out too, disgusting! nt
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 04:50 PM
Nov 2021

PJMcK

(22,224 posts)
10. Good
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 04:51 PM
Nov 2021

The story is over and it came to the obvious conclusion.

Do we need to hear any more? Will there be a TV movie?

Escurumbele

(3,488 posts)
12. His life could have been so uncomplicated by just telling Gabby that he no longer wished to merry
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 06:07 PM
Nov 2021

her. Let's go back home and start are own lives separate from each other, we will find love somewhere else.

That was all he needed to do, but then again, the criminal mind works in mysterious ways.

Jilly_in_VA

(10,374 posts)
13. Ask me if I care
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 06:30 PM
Nov 2021

He was a coward. This is a case where I have no sympathy for the person committing suicide because he did it to avoid the consequences of his act, the murder of his fiancee. (It's a different matter entirely when a person commits suicide because of the mental pain they are in. I say this as the mother of a suicide victim.)

 

Ron Obvious

(6,261 posts)
15. I assumed they found a gun with him then
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 07:57 PM
Nov 2021

But I didn't see anything about it in the report. Still, that would be far too basic a thing to overlook and I don't want to go anomaly-hunting as I haven't followed this case particularly.

 

honest.abe

(8,877 posts)
17. Unfortunate the parents were not more cooperatative with law enforcement from the beginning.
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 08:32 PM
Nov 2021

Might have saved their son's life as well as helped get the truth about why and how Gabby was murdered.

oldsoftie

(13,081 posts)
18. Well, its dated today & was a story that garnered national interest for its oddity
Tue Nov 23, 2021, 10:19 PM
Nov 2021

Thats kinda the definition of LBN

Although i dont know why it took so long to release the results

NJCher

(36,490 posts)
20. Might be
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 12:18 AM
Nov 2021

Because they said they would release results when their investigation was finished, so maybe it has now concluded.

myohmy2

(3,395 posts)
35. it's amazing...
Wed Nov 24, 2021, 08:24 PM
Nov 2021

"Laundrie went missing Sept. 14, about two weeks after he returned to his home state of Florida following the disappearance of his fiancée, Gabby Petito."

...and sad how life could go so wrong for these two young people...

...on the eve of Thanksgiving it almost makes me thankful for my crappy situation...

...

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