The font has named Brian Laundrie, the fiance of a missing 22 year old female named Gabby Petito , a person of interest in their investigation into his disappearance.
Brian Laundrie, 23, has not been charged with a felony, but police in his hometown of North Port, Fla., have said that they now saw him as a person of interest in a Wednesday tweet.
"For now, Brian has not made himself available for questioning by investigators or has provided useful details, "police said. " We know Brian returned here to North Port on September 1 - ten days before his family reported his disappearance on September 11. We have no information that a crime took place here in North Port. "
The couple were traveling across the country in their Ford Transit van and sharing photos and videos of their travel sur social networks. Petito's mother, 22, reported his disappearance on September 11, but they last spoke in the last week of August.
Laundrie hired a lawyer and returned at Florida - in Petito the van of - because a search is in progress in the Wyoming .
Petito's family say he refused to tell them where he got it last seen.
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"Every day the search for Gabby continues, the Schmidt and Petito family becomes more and more desperate "e Nicole Schmidt, the lawyer representing Gabby Petito's mother, in a press release on Wednesday. "They frantically search for answers and information about their daughter's disappearance while Brian sits in the comfort of his home.
Gabby Petito, 22, from Long Island in New York, was reported missing on Saturday day by her family after her fiance returned home alone after a trip across the country the two embarked on in early July. (Credit: Steve Petito)
Schmidt continued: "Brian claims he wants to sit in the background while we search for Gabby in the wilderness of Grand National Parks.of Teton and Yellowstone. Brian left Gabby in the wild with grizzly bears and wolves as he sat in the comfort of his home. In her house ! Brian, how could you do that to Gabby? You remain selfishly silent as Gabby is all alone in the wilderness. Brian, your silence is reprehensible! We beg you to do the right thing and help us get Gabby home. "
Police recovered the van on September 11 in which the couple were traveling as part of their trip. investigation, police said on Wednesday. The investigation involves law enforcement agencies in several states and the FBI, the latter of which began a forensic examination on the vehicle on Tuesday, North Police said. Port to Fox News.
"As a father, I can imagine the pain and suffering Gabby's family is going through. We beg everyone, includingomitted Brian, to share information with us on his whereabouts over the past few weeks, "North Port Police Chief Todd Garrison said in a statement Wednesday. " The lack of information from Brian is obstructing this investigation. The answers will eventually come out. We will help locate Gabby and help find anyone who may be implicated in her disappearance. "
Authorities are asking anyone with information about the case to contact the FBI at 1-800-CALLFBI (225-5324).
Fox News 'Michael Ruiz contributed to this report.