Okaloosa Sheriff’s Office responds to social media speculation of possible Brian Laundrie sighting

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UPDATE as of 3:00 p.m. CST: The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office said they found no evidence Brian Laundrie was in the area.

They released the following statement on their Facebook page:

“The OCSO did its due diligence in response to this report and is wrapping up an extensive search that took place in this area to also include nearby farmlands and a search by drone. No one – and nothing – of note was located. There are no known possible past or current connections between Laundrie and anyone in this area at this time to follow up on. In the meantime we will remain vigilant and if anything new of significance develops we will share.”

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO) confirms it is ‘checking out’ a report of a man caught on a trail camera in Baker, Fla., Tuesday morning.

The post made on social media is going viral with the following description:

“I’m not saying this is the guy but whoever was on my trail camera this morning in Baker, Fl strongly fits the description of Brian Laundrie, authorities have been contacted but people in the North West Florida area be on the lookout.”

There is no confirmation that this man is connected to the search for Laundrie.

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