Roberta Laundrie told Brian in a shock letter: “If you need to dispose of a body I will turn up with a shovel and garbage bags.”
BRIAN Laundrie’s mother told him she would help him dispose of a body in a creepy letter that has now been released.
Gabby Petito’s family won another legal victory over the laundries after a judge ruled Roberta Laundrie’s burns after reading the letter could be passed on to them.
In the undated note, Roberta wrote that nothing could stop her from giving up love for her son, who strangled his fiancé during their Van Life road trip in the summer of 2021.
“If you’re in jail, I’ll bake a cake with a file in it,” Roberta scrawled with a pen. “I’ll show up with a shovel and garbage bags.”
Gabby’s parents believe Roberta wrote the note around the time of their daughter’s disappearance.
However, Roberta stated that she wrote the message before Gabby and Brian left my home to travel.
In a text message divided Roberta, News Nation correspondent Brian Entin, asked that the letter be read in its entirety once it was published.
“Understand that the letter contains different phases than those highlighted by Pat Reilly for sensationalism and to support his argument,” she said.
“I really loved my son and just wanted to let him know how much he meant to me and how much I loved him.
“I’m sure people use phrases all the time to express the depth of their love to their loved ones. Although I chose words that I thought would have an impact on Brian given our relationship, the letter had nothing to do with Gabby.”
Laundries’ attorney Matt Luka previously claimed that the letter had “no relevance to the plea” underlying the Petitos’ civil suit.
The letter ends with a chilling warning: “Watch people’s actions to find out if they love you – not their words.”
She also writes a Bible verse in which she writes that nothing can separate her and Brian.
“Nothing can separate us: no hate, no hunger, no homelessness, no threats, not even sin, nothing thinkable or unthinkable can come between us.”
The release comes after Luka feared the letter could be embarrassingly reinterpreted as Roberta spoke exaggeratedly about her love for her son.
Meanwhile, the Petitos and their attorney, Patrick Reilly, celebrated the verdict outside the courtroom, telling the media: “It’s a win, we’re glad to have it. We fought hard for it. We have been fighting for over a year to get this letter.
“The whole intent is to get answers,” Reilly said.
“The Petito family still have many questions about what the Laundrie family knew, what they did with the knowledge they knew, and why they didn’t come forward and say something.”
“I don’t know if that question will ever be answered, but there are many questions that the family would like to have answered, if you could even graduate in a situation like this.”
The letter was found at the Laundrie family home after being taken from their son’s van.
It is undated and both legal teams are at odds as to when it was written.
The Petito family’s lawyers had previously claimed that the letter was written after Gabby was killed and before Brian took his own life.
Luka said: “The letter was written before Brian and Gabby even started their journey.” WFLA reported in March.