FBI Releases Gabby Petito’s Letter to Her Murderer Brian Laundrie

The FBI has disclosed a poignant letter from Gabby Petito to Brian Laundrie, revealing emotional pleas before her tragic murder.

The FBI has released a poignant letter written by Gabby Petito to her then-boyfriend, Brian Laundrie, before her untimely death, as per E! News. Gabby, 22, went missing in August 2021 during a road trip with Brian. Her parents reported her missing on September 11 after losing contact with her. Brian, who had returned home without her, was soon named a person of interest.


Gabby’s remains were found on September 19, and the case took a dark turn as Brian went on the run, eventually taking his own life. A diary found with his body included a confession to Gabby’s murder. Among the newly released documents is Gabby’s heart-wrenching letter to Brian.

In the letter, Gabby apologizes for her emotional reactions and pleads for Brian’s understanding, emphasizing their bond and her love for him.Just please stop crying and stop calling me names because we’re a team and I’m here with you,she wrote. Her words reveal her deep emotional turmoil and desire to support Brian despite their struggles.


The case captivated public attention, with Gabby’s social media documenting their journey. The search for her and Brian’s subsequent disappearance drew widespread media coverage. Gabby’s body was discovered in a remote area of a Wyoming national park, with the cause of death determined to be strangulation.


Brian’s body was found later in a Florida park, alongside a notebook where he confessed to killing Gabby. This development brought some closure to the tragic case that had gripped the nation.

Gabby’s mother, Nichole Schmidt, recently spoke about her journey through grief, expressing forgiveness towards Brian but condemning his mother, Roberta Laundrie, for her alleged role in covering up the crime. Nichole’s statements at CrimeCon 2024 highlighted the ongoing pain and complex emotions experienced by Gabby’s family.

The release of these documents, including the letter, offers a deeper understanding of the tragic events and the emotional landscape leading up to Gabby’s murder. The case remains a poignant reminder of the dangers of domestic violence and the profound impact on the victims’ families.

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