NORTH PORT, FL - SEPTEMBER 16: The City of North Port Chief of Police Todd Garrison speaks during a news conference for missing person Gabby Petito on September 16, 2021 in North Port, Florida. Gabby Petito went missing while on a cross country trip with her boyfriend Brian Laundrie and has not been seen or heard from since late August. Police said no criminality is suspected at this time but her fiance, Brian Laundrie, has refused to speak with law enforcement. Laundrie has be identified as a person of interest but investigators are solely focused on finding Petito. (Photo by Octavio Jones/Getty Images)

Brian Laundrie took his own life with a gunshot wound to the head, family attorney Steven Bertolino said on Tuesday.

The news comes one month after Laundrie’s remains were found at Florida Preserve. The initial autopsy on his remains, which were described as “bones” by North Port police, did not reveal a cause of death and were inconclusive.

“Chris and Robert are still mourning the loss of their son and are hopeful that these findings bring closure to both families,” he said.

Laundrie was the only person of interest following the disappearance of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, his fiancée, during their cross-country trip.

The missing person case sparked a nationwide search and ended with authorities finding her remains at a Wyoming national park on Sept. 19. It was determined Petito died by strangulation.

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