Gabby Petito begged the boy who later killed her to stop calling her names, according to a letter released by the FBI

Gabby Petito, a 22-year-old who was killed by fiancé Brian Laundrie recently released FBI documents show that she wrote a letter in 2021 asking him to stop calling her names and telling him that she “will always support him.”

The letter is among more than 300 pages of documents related to the investigation. The handwritten letter is undated.

In the letter, Petito referenced an argument between the couple and alluded to the stressors Laundrie was experiencing.

“You know how much I love you, so (and I write this with love) just stop crying and don’t call me names because we are a team and I am here with you,” Petito wrote in part. “I will always support you. …I just love you too much, so much it hurts. So your pain is killing me. I’m not trying to be negative, but I’m frustrated that there isn’t more I can do.”

Gabby Petito’s letter to Brian Laundrie.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Petito and Laundrie, both from Florida, were on a cross-country trip that she documented on social media when she died in 2021. Petito last posted on social media on Aug. 25 and was reported missing by her parents on September 11 after failing to receive several strange text messages from her. 15th of September Laundry was considered a person of interest in her disappearance. Some Arrest warrant it was later released.

Petito’s remains were found in Wyoming on September 19 and identified two days later. Her death was ruled murder by suffocation.

It was only on October 20 that the FBI found Laundrie’s remains at ul Florida Reservation where they were looking for him. The FBI also found personal items, including a notebook in which he was staying admitted responsibility for Petito’s death. There were remains identified the next dayand a month later, Laundrie’s lawyer announced that he had died by suicide.

Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie.


Petito family i Laundry family involved in a trial for unintentional death filed after authorities said Laundrie strangled Petito. The Petito family he also accused it The Laundrie family knew their daughter was dead weeks before her remains were found, and they knew where was her body.

The Petito family received a $3 million settlement, which their lawyer said will be donated to the Gabby Petito Foundation, which searches for missing persons and reducing domestic violence.