FBI executes search warrant at home of Gabby Petito's fiancé Brian Laundrie a day after body found

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Authorities believe Petito's body was discovered at a Wyoming national park the couple visited.
A large police presence was seen Monday morning at the home of Brian Laundrie — the man police say is a person of interest in the death of his fiancée, Gabby Petito — and the FBI said it was executing a search warrant in the case. A body believed to be Petito's was discovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park the couple visited.

"The #FBI is executing a court-authorized search warrant today at the Laundrie residence in North Port, FL relevant to the Gabrielle "Gabby" Petito investigation. No further details can be provided since this is an active and ongoing investigation," the bureau tweeted.

CBS affiliate WTSP reported that police had put crime scene tape around the Laundrie family home early Monday. Video shot by local media showed officers and FBI agents arrive at the home, some with guns drawn.

Earlier Monday, police said they had suspended the search in a Florida nature preserve for Laundrie. The North Port Police Department said in a news release that the agency "currently has no plans to conduct a major search" of the 24,000-acre Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County, Florida, and that officers had "exhausted all avenues in searching of the grounds there."

Later, the police said "law enforcement agencies continue to search for Brian Laundrie."

On Sunday evening, a large police presence was still at the Laundrie family's North Port home, where Laundrie's silver Mustang was parked in the driveway, CBS affiliate WTSP reported.

Last week, Laundrie's lawyer told WTSP his whereabouts were "currently unknown," adding that Laundrie was last seen by his parents the morning of Tuesday, September 14.

Investigators focused intently over the weekend on the wildlife area after Laundrie's parents told police he may have gone there last…
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