Dog the Bounty Hunter has barged into Florida chasing Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in a search that has shined a national spotlight on the disappearance and death of Gabby Petito.
According to Fox News, the reality television star received a tip that Laundrie, the fiance of slain travel blogger Gabby Petito, had been spotted at Fort DeSoto in Pinellas County.
Local authorities say they are not involved in the search.
“At this point, we’re not conducting an investigation in Fort De Soto,” said Travis Sibley, a spokesman from the Pinellas Sheriff’s Office. “We are not aware of any confirmed sightings of Brian.”
Sibley referred the Tampa Bay Times to North Port Police Department, which then referred the Times to the FBI Denver Office. The office declined to comment.
“This is an ongoing investigation and we do not have any comment beyond the official statements posted on our Twitter feed (@FBIDenver),” Courtney Bernal, spokesperson for the FBI Denver Division, said in an emailed statement.
This is a developing story.
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