Brian Laundrie’s parents are ‘being tortured in their own home’ by protesters, family’s lawyer says
Family faces a ton of questions and protesters amid the search for Brian Laundrie
- “They are being tortured in their own home by these protesters outside,” lawyer Steven Bertolino told Insider.
Protesters have been showing up at the home of Brian Laundrie’s parents, Chris and Roberta Laundrie.
- They’ve been chanting about Gabby Petito, leaving signs on lawns and sharing photos of Petito.
- Media members have followed the Laundrie family to the grocery store, asking questions about their son, too, according to Fox News.
Petito and Laundrie went on a cross-country road trip this summer. But only Laundrie returned home on Sept. 1 to North Port, Florida, driving Petito’s van. Laundrie disappeared on Sept. 17, and hasn’t been seen since then.
- Days later, authorities found Petito’s body in the outskirts of a Wyoming national park. She was later confirmed to have died by strangulation.
- Protesters have waited outside the Laundrie family home, asking questions to the parents about Brian Laundrie’s whereabouts.
- “I think silence speaks volumes. I believe they know probably, if not everything, they know most of the information,” Nicole Schmidt said. “I would love to just, face to face, ask, ‘Why are you doing this? Just tell me the truth.’”