After Laundrie returned to Florida with out Petito, police noticed him drive away from his household house September 13 in his Ford Mustang, Taylor instructed WINK. Then, two days later, the Mustang returned.
“We thought that we had seen Brian come again into the house,” Taylor stated.
Police now imagine the automotive had really been pushed again to the house by Laundrie’s mom, Roberta Laundrie, Taylor stated.
However for the following two days, police believed Brian Laundrie was at house.
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As to the Mustang’s driver on September 15, “I imagine it was his mother, who was sporting a baseball cap,” Taylor stated. “They’d returned from the park with that Mustang.
“So, who does that, proper?” the police spokesperson continued. “Like, should you suppose your son’s lacking since Tuesday, you are going to deliver his automotive again to the house — so, it did not make sense that anybody would try this if he wasn’t there. So, the person getting out with a baseball cap, we thought was Brian.”
Police, nevertheless, had positioned a quotation by September 14 on the Mustang whereas it was parked on the nature reserve, the Laundrie household lawyer, Steve Bertolino, identified Tuesday.
“Everybody makes errors. However Brian and Roberta aren’t ‘constructed’ the identical. Furthermore, it was (North Port police) that put the ticket on the Mustang on the park and in the event that they noticed Brian depart on Monday within the Mustang, which is information to me, then they need to have been watching the Mustang and the park beginning on Monday and they’d have identified it was Chris and Roberta that retrieved the Mustang from the park.
“Now to be clear, none this will have made a distinction with respect to Brian’s life nevertheless it definitely would have prevented all the false accusations leveled by so many in opposition to Chris and Roberta with respect to ‘hiding’ Brian or in any other case financing an ‘escape,'” Bertolino added.
North Port Police Chief Todd Garrison was requested September 16 throughout a information convention if he knew the place Laundrie was “proper now.”
“Sure,” Garrison responded.
The Laundries later instructed police that they had gone to the character protect on September 15 to retrieve the household automobile.
“Let the report be clear, the Laundries reported Brian didn’t come house the night time he went out for the hike,” Bertolino instructed CNN final week. “I really reported that to the FBI, personally.”
CNN’s Taylor Romine contributed to this report.