Brian Laundrie's full autopsy report revealed months after Gabby Petito murder

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Brian Laundrie and Gabrielle Petito.
Brian Laundrie and Gabrielle Petito.
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  • Brian Laundrie's full autopsy report has been released and sheds light on his final days.
  • Laundrie died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound after the death of his fiancée, YouTuber Gabby Petito, who he later confessed to killing.
  • His remains were found in a Florida nature reserve, with animal gnaw marks inflicted post-mortem.

The full autopsy report for Brian Laundrie has been released.

Laundrie died of a self-infliced gunshot wound to the head, police previously confirmed, after his human remains were found in a Florida nature reserve one month after he'd gone missing following the mysterious death of his fiancée Gabrielle 'Gabby' Petito.

Petito's case gripped the world, and the FBI confirmed in January Laundrie had confessed in a notebook to killing Petito after the couple's cross country road trip went south.

Now, Laundrie's full autopsy report sheds light on his final days.

Per People, a toxicology report included in the autopsy results states Laundrie was not under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol at the time of his death.

Clothing, as well as his belongings, which included a gun, a handwritten note and a wooden box with photographs and a small notebook, were scattered at the scene.

So too were "skeletal remains".

Human bones were recovered, many of which had animal gnaw marks inflicted post-mortem, the report said.

The grim discovery comes amid an investigation into the way Petito's case was handled.

Police stopped the couple following domestic violence reports while on their road trip but failed to adequately intervene.

"Several unintentional mistakes" were made in the handling of the situation, the investigation found, concluding officers Eric Pratt and Daniel Robbins should be put on probation.  

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