The search continues for Brian Laundrie, the 23-year-old former fiancé of “van life” blogger Gabby Petito, who is a person of interest in her homicide. On September 19, 2021, Gabby’s body was discovered in the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming. Laundrie returned to his parents’ home in Florida on September 1 without Gabby, then, according to his mother, Roberta, disappeared on September 14.

“I need to find meaning behind it. It can’t be a meaningless death,” says Gabby’s father, Joe Petito, in part one of this two-part episode. Watch a recap of “Gabby Petito’s Family Speaks Out – A Dr. Phil Exclusive” in the video above.

Then, in Wednesday’s conclusion, “Gabby’s Parents Come Together,” Gabby Petito’s parents and stepparents turn their attention away from the search for Brian Laundrie, and toward Gabby’s legacy.

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Gabby Petito’s family has started the Gabby Petito Foundation, dedicated to bringing awareness to the dual causes of domestic violence and missing persons. To learn more about the Gabby Petito Foundation or to donate, visit

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