Since becoming part of the search for Brian Laundrie, Duane “Dog” Chapman has received over 1,000 tips. The 23-year-old Florida resident who has been labeled a person of interest in the death of his fiancée, Gabby Petito
“We’ve gotten over 1,000 leads… So we’re going through all of them,” said the renowned bounty hunter on “CSU & Friends.”
“Within 48 hours, I’d say we’ll know where to start the hunt,” he added.
The search for Laundri has been underway for over a week, and officials say it will most likely be “reduced in scale and targeted” based on the leads.
After the couple embarked on a cross-country road trip to visit several national parks, Petito’s body was discovered.
The body of Petito was discovered near Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming on September 11, two days after she went missing. Her family report her missing on the 11th, and after several days of searching, her corpse was discovered near Grand Teton National Park.
“All Christians, everywhere, should start praying,” agreed Chapman. “What they haven’t received is prayer; it’s time for prayer now.”
“These Christians get together and pray. Please pray that God will lead me throughout the wilderness until I can take him in alive.”
On September 1, Laundrie returned to his parents’ home in the van they had traveled in together, but without Gabby. Her death was deemed a homicide, and officials have not revealed how she died, according to the autopsy.
A $30,000 reward is available for anyone who can provide information that leads to Laundrie’s arrest. Chapman claimed he attempted to contact Laundrie’s parents at their home, but they would not talk to him.
Laundrie, according to Salter, is “an outdoorsman” who may be hiding out “where he’s most comfortable,” remarking that Laundrie has spent time along the Appalachian Trail in recent years.
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