The Florida dwelling of Brian Laundrie’s dad and mom has been flooded with batches of flowers — despatched from all around the nation in reminiscence of slain Lengthy Island native Gabby Petito.
Chris and Roberta Laundrie, whose fugitive son is hunted for questioning in Petito’s loss of life, have been getting flower deliveries for days to honor 22-year-old Petito — with the hashtag, #flowersforgabby now trending on Twitter.
“I felt compelled to participate because the silent treatment is a profound way to completely invalidate a victim,” Chicago resident Stephanie Harris instructed CNN.
“And sending #flowersforgabby to the Laundrie family is a way of saying, ‘We will not let you give Gabby and other victims the silent treatment,’ ” Harris stated. “She was here.”
Lilith Cain, from Springville, Indiana, instructed the community, “We all jumped on board, spreading the hashtag across all social media.”
“It was a way to keep pressure on the Laundries, but in a beautiful way that memorializes Gabby,” she stated. “Peaceful protest, so to speak.”
Laundrie’s dad and mom deny they helped their son escape nor withheld details about his whereabouts regardless of a large manhunt for the now-missing 23-year-old.
However they’ve come underneath fireplace on social media and Petito’s dad and mom. This week, flower deliveries have stepped up at their dwelling — a dig on the household.
A makeshift memorial has sprouted up on the entrance garden and a stack of flower preparations piled up exterior their home on Tuesday.
“More flowers arriving to the Laundrie house,” Twitter consumer Brian Entin tweeted Tuesday. “Delivery people now bringing them to the door. The ones we have seen are addressed to Gabby.”
Fox Information digital reporter Michael Ruiz added in one other submit, “Second batch of flowers delivered to #BrianLaundrie home today.”
“This one added to makeshift memorial for #GabbyPetito rather than dropped at the front door,” he stated.
Earlier on Tuesday, an nameless pizza supply additionally arrived exterior the home — this one for the megaphone-wielding protesters who’ve been taunting the household for days.