AMID the ongoing search for Brian Laundrie, a body was found near Blue Ridge Parkway, but the FBI said it is “not related” to the hunt for Gabby Petito’s missing fiancé.
Federal officials reportedly said that the body discovered in the area is part of an ongoing investigation, but denied any relation to the Laundrie mystery.
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“The body discovered along the Blue Ridge Parkway on Saturday is part of an ongoing investigation,” FBI officials told WSOC9.
“At this time, there is no evidence to connect or any reason to believe it is related to the search for fugitive Brian Laundrie.”
The body was found at the Yadkin Valley Overlook in North Carolina.
A cause of death for the unidentified person has not yet been determined.
The discovery comes as Laundrie has been missing for nearly a month.
The fugitive vanished in September just days before Petito’s remains were found near Grand Teton in Wyoming.
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