The Florida home of Chris and Roberta Laundrie, became the site of a media circus for weeks as the search went on for their son Brian in connection with the death of his fiancee, Gabby Petito.

The Florida home of Chris and Roberta Laundrie, became the site of a media circus for weeks as the search went on for their son Brian in connection with the death of his fiancee, Gabby Petito. (Octavio Jones / Getty Images; Inset photo: Moab Police Department / AP)

 By Cameron Arcand  December 1, 2021 at 3:02pm

Brian Laundrie’s parents may be looking for a new place to live after weeks of scrutiny on the couple.

Their North Port, Florida, home now has a “For Sale by Owner” sign in the front yard, according to the New York Post.

The house became the site of a media circus, with outlets looking for answers in the death of Laundrie’s fiancee Gabby Petito and the whereabouts of Laundrie himself.

Petito’s remains were found at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. Laundrie was found dead at the Carlton Reserve in Sarasota County, Florida in October.

Laundrie’s lawyer announced that he had died by suicide, with a gunshot wound to the head.

As for Chris and Roberta Laundrie, rumors ran rampant that they knew the whereabouts of their son, who was the sole murder suspect in Petito’s death.

The Post reported that neighbors took advantage of the Laundrie couple having the spotlight, with some even renting their front yards to media outlets for up to $3,500 a week in order to pester the pair around the clock.

No charges have been filed against the parents, but their “lack of cooperation” at times during the investigation may have created unnecessary obstacles, according to a North Port police spokesman last month.

According to WNBC-TV, authorities mistook Roberta Laundrie for her son as she drove his Mustang home at the beginning of the manhunt, a move viewed as part of the parents’ resistance to complying fully with investigators early on.

Should Brian Laundrie’s parents go into hiding?

“Other than confusion, it likely changed nothing. We just wanted people to better understand why we thought we knew Brian was in his home,” North Port Police spokesman Josh Taylor said Oct. 29, the outlet reported.

The family’s attorney, Steve Bertolino, has remained firm that his clients fully complied with the investigation, but was talking with law enforcement in November, WFLA-TV reported.

Still, there is no indication as of now that the parents will have charges against them.

(2/3) I still get routinely asked “what’s next” in the investigation and “will the Laundries be charged?”

To be clear, LE hasn’t given any indication that the Laundries are suspected of any crime in #GabbyPetito or #BrianLaundrie‘s deaths. No charges filed, though… (cont.)

— JB Biunno #HeyJB (@WFLAJB) December 1, 2021

(3/3) …North Port Police said in October there was a “lack of cooperation from the family early on in this investigation.” Whether that lack of cooperation leads to any potential charges, only time will tell. The FBI remains the lead agency. #GabbyPetito #BrianLaundrie

— JB Biunno #HeyJB (@WFLAJB) December 1, 2021

If the couple decides to leave their home, they might want to consider changing their names and buying fake mustaches to protect their identity.

Based on the attitude of their current neighbors, it would not be surprising if they were met with hostility wherever they choose to move.

For now, the toughest task will be finding a new owner for the property, which has now become a symbol for one of the most highly followed crime stories of the century.

Cameron Arcand is a political commentator based in Phoenix, Arizona. His “Young Not Stupid” column launched at The Western Journal in January 2021, making Cameron one of the youngest columnists for a national news outlet in the United States. He has appeared on One America News and Fox 5 DC. Since 2019, he has been a Young America’s Foundation member.



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