Brian Laundrie’s remains were sent to an anthropologist for “further investigation” after the autopsy results were inconclusive, the family lawyer said.
“The manner of death has not been determined,” Steven Bertolino said in a statement to NBC News. He was not given a schedule as to when the anthropologist would complete the evaluation of Laundrie’s remains, which he said would eventually be cremated.
Bertolino added that Laundrie’s family have no immediate plans for a funeral, although they may opt to have a private ceremony at a later date. human remains were found on Florida’s Carlton Reservation Wednesday after more than a month of searching for Laundrie, who was interested in the disappearance of his fiancée Gabby Petito, before her body was discovered in Wyoming. The remains, labeled “skeletal” by the North Port Police Department, were confirmed by Laundrie after a review of dental records, authorities said.
Thursday, According to the FBI, the remains were found by Laundrie along with personal items such as a backpack and notebook. His parents helped run the FBI and the North Port Police. to Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park, Bertolino previously said. He has rejected the idea that the Laundrie family knew their son was going missing, or that they had an arrangement with the prosecutor to help with the search. He said that as his attorney, he personally advised parents not to speak to law enforcement.