Florida Police Name Boyfriend a ‘Person of Interest’ in Gabby Petito Case

New police bodycam footage shows the moment Utah cops asked missing 'van-life' woman Gabby Petito why she slapped her boyfriend Brian Laundrie in an incident 13 days before she disappeared.

The video shows an emotional Petito, 22, with tears streaming down her face telling officers she "was trying to get him to stop telling me to calm down" and admitting the couple 'have been fighting all morning.' 
In the clip, shot near Moab in Utah, Petito says she suffers from OCD and anxiety, with both her and Laundrie saying she was stressed because of the YouTube blog they were working on to document the doomed cross-country trip. 
Laundrie is seen with scratches on his face and arm which he tells an officer were caused when Petito 'was trying to get the keys from me' and 'hit me with her phone'.
He later said she was angry with him because of his dirty feet. When an officer asks Petito if her boyfriend hit her, she replies 'I guess' and makes a grabbing motion on her chin. 
Laundrie admits he 'pushed her' during the altercation. 
The cops determine Petito was 'the primary aggressor' and say they are separating the couple for the night.

Police say Laundrie has "not made himself available to be interviewed by investigators, nor has he provided details that could be helpful to their search."

Petitio was reportedly last seen in Grand Teton, Wyoming and her mother says the last time she spoke with her on video was "August 23 or 24." She also received "one last text" from her phone on August 30 but is unsure if the text actually was written by her.

Source: DailyMail.co.uk

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