The girlfriend of the person who shot and killed at the very least fifty eight individuals and injured greater than 500 others in Las Vegas broke her silence.
- Marilou Danley says she by no means thought Stephen Paddock would kill anybody
- Danley says he was variety, loving man
- Little clues revealed into Paddock’s motive
Marilou Danley’s lawyer learn a press release on her behalf, the place she said she didn’t know Stephen Craig Paddock was planning the act.
“It by no means occurred to me in any means in any way that he was planning violence towards anybody,” stated Matt Lombard, Danley’s lawyer, as he learn her phrases.
The FBI continues to be talking with the sixty two-yr-previous Danley to seek out out what she might have recognized earlier than the assault.
She returned to the U.S. from the Philippines Tuesday night time.
Her lawyer additionally says they’re cooperating with investigators.
Analyzing Paddock’s pc, cellphone and different digital units, investigators have discovered no apparent ideological motive, no clear connection to extremists or activist teams or outward show of psychological sickness.
The sixty four-yr-previous Paddock wired $one hundred,000 to the Philippines days earlier than the capturing, stated a U.S. official who was not approved to talk publicly due to the persevering with investigation. Investigators try to hint that cash.
Danley, who was abroad for greater than two weeks, stated she was initially happy when she was wired cash from Paddock to purchase a home for her household within the Philippines. However she later feared it was a solution to break up together with her.
She stated she liked Paddock as a “type, caring, quiet man” and hoped they might have a future collectively. She additionally expressed she was devastated by the carnage and would cooperate with authorities as they wrestle to get inside Paddock’s thoughts.
Additionally on Wednesday, President Donald Trump visited Las Vegas for the primary time since Sunday night time’s mass capturing.
He additionally had a message for the survivors and victims’ households.
“We’ll endure the ache collectively, and we’ll overcome collectively as People,” he stated.
The president visited with survivors, first responders and cops.
The Related Press contributed to this story.