The household of Brian Laundrie — the principle particular person of curiosity within the demise of Gabby Petito — has not retained the lawyer identified for representing different infamous defendants like Casey Anthony and Aaron Hernandez … regardless of swirling rumors.
Attorney Jose Baez tells TMZ … he has not spoken to the Laundrie household or Brian himself. He says, “Therefore, I do not represent him or anyone else related to the case” and tells us his present caseload makes it impossible he’d be obtainable for this case “given its current complexities.”
Earlier Thursday, Laundrie’s dad and mom made a 2-hour journey to Orlando and folks on-line seen they had been near Baez’s workplace … which sparked hypothesis they had been seeking to rent him. But, we’re advised that is not the case, and the Laundries’ lawyer says they had been merely there for enterprise.
As you realize … Baez was liable for getting Casey Anthony acquitted in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.
Baez was additionally the lawyer for NFL star Aaron Hernandez’s in each his 2012 double homicide case and his 2013 homicide enchantment … till Hernandez killed himself in jail.
As we have reported … Laundrie is still missing roughly every week after his dad and mom first advised authorities he took his backpack and went on a hike. Before that, he was named an individual of curiosity within the disappearance of Gabby, his fiancee, after returning house from a cross-country journey on Sept. 1 with out her.
Weeks earlier than that, the couple had been concerned in a home dispute in Utah, through which a 911 caller mentioned he noticed Brian slapped and hit Gabby.
Her body was found Sunday in a Wyoming state park close to a web site the place the van the couple was touring in was noticed by a witness in mid-August. The coroner dominated Gabby’s demise a murder, and as of now … all indicators level to Brian — the final particular person to see her alive.