New body camera video shows emotional Gabby Petit after a fight with a fiancé was reported in Utah


New police body camera footage shot Gabriel “Gabby” Petit and her fiancée visibly distraught Alleged physical alternation between them on a cross-country road trip in Utah..

NS videoIt was announced by Moab City Police on Thursday from August 12th — less than a month before a woman in New York. Family reported she was missing..

It showed police officers talking to Brian Laundry and emotional Petit after authorities pulled a white van near a grocery store in the city about 140 miles southeast of Pro Bo.

The footage captured a police officer separating the couple when they individually described the case that prompted them to report a potential domestic case. Petit could see her tears wiped when she told the corresponding officer that she was suffering from mental health.

“I’m sorry,” Petit said after the policeman asked her why she was crying. “We are fighting this morning. Some personal issues.”

“I’m sorry,” Petit said after the policeman asked her why she was crying. “We are fighting this morning. Some personal issues.”

Laundry added: “It was a long day. I was camping yesterday.”

In a nearly one-hour video, the couple admitted to discussing all morning. He replied when the policeman asked the laundromat about the scar on his face. “She had her phone and was trying to get the key from me. I said,’Let’s take a step back and breathe,’ so she took me over the phone. rice field.

Petit family They say they lost contact with her in late August And on Saturday she reported that she was missing.Laundry is now Those who are interested in research Police said to her disappearance.

On Thursday afternoon, Petit’s family lawyer, Richard Stafford, read a letter from his parents to Laundry’s parents. In it, they sought information that would lead to the discovery of their daughter.

“We are writing this letter to ask you to help us find our daughter. You are experiencing difficult times and your instinct is to protect your son. We understand that we are strong against, “said the letter. “We ask you to put yourself in our position. We cannot sleep or eat, and our lives are collapsing.

“I think you know where Brian left Gabby. Tell me. As a parent, how can you get us to overcome this pain and not help us? As a parent, how can Gabby’s? Can my brother and sister go through this? “

The family continued to talk about how excited Laundry was when Petit and Brian Laundry got engaged.

“Gabby has lived with you for over a year. She will be your daughter-in-law. How can I hide her whereabouts?” Said the letter. “If you or your family have dignity, tell me where Gabby is. Tell me if you’re looking for the right place. What we want is Gabby going home. That’s all. Please help me make that happen. “

Through lawyer Stephen P. Bertolino, Laundry’s family refused to comment on the latest developments in the case on Thursday.

In a police report released Wednesday, a corresponding police officer said Petit slapped Laundry after the debate, but the two said they didn’t want to accuse the police officers and they love each other. .. Police officers spoke with Petit, Laundry, and witnesses whose names were partially edited in the report.

“All three gave me a similar consistent story, consisting of the basic idea that a male van driver had some discussion with a female Gabby,” the report said. ..

“The man tried to make a distance by telling Gabby to take a walk to settle down, she didn’t want to leave the man, so he started slapping him. When she pushed a van with him, he Grabbed her face and pushed her back. “

According to police, the case appeared to be a more psychological and emotional “break” than the domestic case.

According to the report, “There were no reports of men attacking women, and both men and women reported that they did not want to see anyone who fell in love, engaged, married, and was charged with a crime.” Said the report. “No serious injuries have been reported and both parties agreed that Gabby is suffering from serious anxiety.”

Petit reportedly hit the laundry in his arms to get his attention when police officers were trying to pull them. However, Laundry said he thought Petit was trying to grab the wheel while driving. An official said Laundry’s description “did not match Gabriel’s statement,” and reported that Laundry had a scratch on his arm.

The couple have traveled together for the past four to five months, “creating emotional tension between them and increasing the number of discussions,” the report said.

According to the report, the couple agreed that police would separate instead of suing Petit for domestic violence. Officers said Laundry needed to make sure he wasn’t a victim of “abused boyfriend syndrome.”

According to police, Petit was handed a van and Laundry was taken to the hotel. The couple broke up for the night and were not charged.

The revelation that Utah police encountered before disappearing at Petit in Blue Point, Long Island, occurs as authorities continue to search for her and tie her whereabouts. Petito was last known to be in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, when he stopped communicating with his family in late August.

The couple was recording a trip in a van in 2012 YouTube Under the names of nomads Statik and Van Life. The van with a Florida plate and Laundry eventually returned to the city of North Port, south of Tampa, but police said there were no women.

According to police, the laundromat “has not made itself available for interviews by investigators” and “has not provided useful details.” He was nominated by the Northport Police as a person of interest. The FBI is supporting the investigation.

“We are begging anyone, including Brian, to share information about her whereabouts in the past few weeks with us,” police chief Todd Garrison said in a statement Wednesday. “The lack of information from Brian is hampering this investigation. The answer will come soon. We help find Gabby and find someone who may be involved in her disappearance. I will help you. “

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