NEW YORK — Gabby Petito’s family are revealing more details about an encounter with police involving Brian Laundrie two weeks before he killed their daughter by strangulation.
According to an amended lawsuit against the Moab Police Department filed by Petito’s parents, Laundrie appeared to be a “mental and emotional bully” to the police officer who responded to a phone call in the home weeks before Petito’s death.
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The officers separated the couple for the night, but according to the lawsuit, they treated Laundrie as a victim rather than an aggressor.
The lawsuit accuses officers of not properly investigating the incident.
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