Brian Laundrie went on a camping trip in Florida with his parents following Gabby Petito’s disappearance, his lawyer confirmed Tuesday, while insisting that all three Laundries returned home.
The statement from attorney Steven Bertolino refutes recent claims by reality TV star Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman that Brian went on the run after his parents left Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas County without him.
“The family camped from 09-06 to 09-07 and they all left the park,” Bertolino said.
Chapman, who joined the manhunt for Laundrie over the weekend, said he confirmed that the Laundries were at the park camping on two occasions after Brian returned home from a cross-country trip without Petito.
Chapman said the three were at the park on Sept. 1-3 and Sept. 6-8, and claimed Chris and Roberta Laundrie left the campground by themselves, apparently leaving their son behind.
On Monday, Bertolino responded to mounting speculation that the parents