Girlfriend of Las Vegas Shooter Arrives in Los Angeles

Michele Moreno
October 6, 2017

"She is now a person of interest".

More than 500 people were injured in the attacks.

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"No one can put the puzzles together", she said.

"We will look at every one of those lanes, pull every possible thread", he said.

Marilou Danley, the Australian girlfriend of Las Vegas mass murderer Stephen Paddock, is being brought back to the U.S. from the Philippines by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents met her plane at Los Angeles International Airport and took her away for questioning, two U.S. officials briefed on the case said.

Danley's Manila-based brother, Reynaldo Bustos, told the ABC that he immediately contacted his younger sister when he saw her boyfriend on the news and she told him she had "a clean conscience". Her sister, Liza Werner, who still lives in Australia, did not want to speak about the tragedy. "Because Steve is not here to talk anymore, only Marilou can maybe help", the Danley's sister added.

Guns with bullets that took 59 people away from their families, leaving kids without moms or dads and forced parents to bury their children, while another 527 people are still trying to recover from their injuries. He also may have scouted out the location, renting a room at the Ogden, a nearby hotel, during the Life is handsome festival a week earlier, Lombardo said. The 62-year-old is classified as a "person of interest" to investigators but remains free to go wherever she wants, United States media reported.

Jill Snyder, the special agent in charge at the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, tells "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday that Paddock purchased 33 firearms, mostly rifles, between October 2016 and September 28, three days before he opened fire on a concert crowd.

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The killer also had cameras set up inside and outside the suite. Las Vegas police said they did not find a suicide note after entering the hotel room.

His son Stephen was a retiree with no criminal history in the Nevada county where he lived, police said Monday. Authorities believe Paddock brought the weapons into the hotel by himself, but they did not provide specifics. They are still hoping friends will come forward to fill in some blanks, because Paddock did not share life details on social media, and as a retiree, he had no coworkers to confide in. "We're going to pay our respects and to see the police who have done really a fantastic job in a very short time".

Earlier, Trump used a brief address from the White House to call for unity in the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern USA history, calling it an "act of pure evil".

Danley, referred to as Paddock's longtime girlfriend, had been out of the country for weeks and was in the Philippines at the time of the shooting.

The room, which goes for $590 a night, was given to Paddock for free because he was a good customer who wagered tens of thousands of dollars each time he visited the casino, the person said.

NBC News reported on Tuesday that Paddock had recently wired more than $100,000 to an account in the Philippines, Danley's home country, though the reason is unclear.

Stephen Paddock wasn't initially labeled a terrorist, though some people on Twitter argued the deadliest mass shooting in US history wasn't an act of terrorism because of his skin color and background.

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