No funeral service for Brian Laundrie, family awaits further investigations into cause of death

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  • Brian Laundrie's remains have been sent to an anthropologist for evaluation after inconclusive results from an autopsy, the family attorney revealed. 
  • The 23-year-old's family will not have a traditional funeral service for him, but will instead cremate his remains.
  • Brian was a "person of interest" in the case of his fiancé Gabby Petito who went missing after embarking on a road trip with him and was later discovered dead.

The family of Brian Laundrie has decided not to have a funeral service for the 23-year-old as they await further details surrounding his death.

According to CNN, Laundrie family attorney, Steve Bertolino, said in a statement that Brian's parents will not have a traditional service for him but will instead have his remains cremated. 

Bertolino further stated that an autopsy did not provide conclusive results on Brian's cause of death, and the remains have been sent to an anthropologist to evaluate. 

"Brian Laundrie's autopsy has not provided a manner or cause of death and his remains are now being transferred to an anthropologist," the attorney told the publication. 

On Thursday authorities confirmed that human remains found in a Florida nature reserve belonged to Brian Laundrie. 

The remains were discovered on Wednesday, along with personal items belonging to Brian. 

READ MORE | Laundrie family attorney reveals Brian's father found belongings in nature reserve 

Brian was a "person of interest" in the case of his fiancé Gabrielle 'Gabby' Petito who went missing after embarking on a cross country road trip with him. 

Gabby's remains were found on 19 September. According to a coroner's report, the 22-year-old was strangled to death.  

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