When asked why the information about the missing weapon was not shared publicly, Bertolino told CNN that he and law enforcement agreed that “it was better not to make that information public.” Go.”
“With the weirdness of the time, if the audience thought Brian had a gun,” Bertolino said. “I can’t explain why (law enforcement) didn’t disclose the information, but we talked about it at the time and I think they felt the same way I did.”
CNN has reached out to the FBI for comment. North Port police did not immediately respond to a request for comment Friday.
Laundromat disappeared from his parents’ home in Northport a few days after Petto disappeared. The couple had been traveling across the country for the summer in a converted van before returning home without a load of laundry on September 1.
The laundromat disappeared days after Petto was reported missing, sparking a multi-state investigation and the attention of social media sleuths. Petito’s remains were found in Wyoming on September 19, and her death was ruled a homicide by strangulation.
Although Florida’s 12th District Forensic Office confirmed that Laundry committed suicide, the office said it would not release an autopsy report “until the law enforcement investigation is complete,” the office said in a statement. I said.