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Brian Laundrie could never survive in Florida swamp: expert

Brian Laundrie could never survive in the Florida alligator-infested swamp the place cops have been attempting to find him — and if he had been lifeless, you’d know by the frenzy of buzzards, in accordance with a neighborhood expert serving to police.

“There’s no surviving out here,” rancher and outdoorsman Alan McEwen told Fox News Digital of Carlton Reserve, the realm the place Laundrie’s dad and mom declare the 23-year-old needed man went to flee days earlier than his fiancée, Gabby Petito, was discovered lifeless.

“I’ve been in the woods in and out all my life,” mentioned McEwen, who mentioned he has navigated almost each day of the final 30 years

“I have learned a lot in my life, and one thing I know is no one is gonna survive out there for two weeks on foot,” McEwen mentioned, predicting even an skilled survivalist wouldn’t final greater than 5 days.

“There’s no water supplies; there’s no fresh springs … there’s just no possible way. No possible way,” he mentioned of the realm that’s “90 percent underwater” with “no place habitable.”

“No one is gonna survive out there for two weeks on foot,” Alan McEwen, a neighborhood outdoorsman serving to police, mentioned.
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“The mosquitoes will carry you off in the first night,” he advised the outlet.

McEwan is equally uncertain that Laundrie’s physique could be in there, undiscovered by police search squads — or the much more exact vultures.

“Anything dead you find in the woods, you’re gonna look up, you’re gonna see buzzards flying like crazy,” he advised Fox News, saying you’d stand up to 100 of them for “nothing but a squirrel.”

Search teams.
Search groups fanout at Carlton Reserve park, the place Brian Laundrie reportedly went for a hike days earlier than Gabby Petito’s physique was found.
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Law enforcement drive swamp buggies.
Law enforcement drive swamp buggies down a mud highway on the Southside of the Carlton Reserve, as they seek for any indicators of Brian Laundrie.
Andrea Melendez/Naples Daily News through AP

“No buzzards, no body … And I haven’t seen any buzzards flying,” he mentioned.

He can also be skeptical of theories that Laundrie could have been eaten by alligators, saying, “Gators out here are more afraid of you than you are of them.”

Adding to his suspicions the needed man was never actually there, McEwan famous how Laundrie’s dad and mom haven’t tried to assist hunt for his or her son despite the fact that they dwell close by.

Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie;
Alan McEwen casts doubt on Brian Laundrie being lifeless, saying, “anything dead you find in the woods, you’re gonna look up, you’re gonna see buzzards flying like crazy.”

“I’d be out there right now looking for them – if that’s where I thought he was,” he advised Fox News Digital.

“I would go nuts. I wouldn’t be out mowing my lawn, I could promise you that. That’s the last place I’d be.” McEwen mentioned.

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