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on Wednesday for questioning.
They have been speaking with girlfriend Marilou Danley, 62, who was out the country at the time of the shooting and in the Philippines on Tuesday, and anticipate some information from her shortly, Sheriff Joseph Lombardo said.
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Investigators are still trying to trace that money and also looking into a least a dozen financial reports over the past several weeks that said Paddock gambled more than $10,000 per day, the official said.
The cameras Paddock set up at the Mandalay Bay hotel casino were part of his extensive preparations that included stockpiling nearly two dozen guns in his room before opening fire on the concert below. McMahill said the cameras included one in the peephole and two in the hallway.
anticipate he was looking for anybody coming to take him into custody, Lombardo said.
VIDEO: This footage from 2016 shows the same hotel room that Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock stayed in.
fact that he had the type of weaponry and amount of weaponry in that room, it was preplanned extensively, the sheriff said, I pretty sure he evaluated everything that he did and his actions, which is troublesome. said the investigation is proceeding cautiously in case criminal charges are warranted against someone else.
investigation is not ended with the demise of Mr. Paddock, the sheriff said. this person get radicalized unbeknownst to us? And we want to identify that source. Nineteen more guns were found at Paddock Mesquite home and seven at his Reno house.
Video shot outside the broken door of the room shows an assault style rifle with a scope on a bipod. The sheriff said an internal investigation has been launched to find out how that footage was obtained.
WATCH: The first images have emerged of the hotel room Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock used to to stage the massacre of a concert crowd.
A dozen investigators, most in FBI jackets and all wearing blue booties to avoid contaminating the scene, documented evidence at the site where gunfire rained down and country music gave way to screams of pain and terror.
baby strollers, chairs, sunglasses, purses. The whole field was just littered with things, said Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt after touring the site Monday. were bloodstains everywhere. than 500 people were injured in the rampage,
some by gunfire, some during the chaotic escape. At least 45 patients at two hospitals remained in critical condition. All but three of the dead had been identified by Tuesday afternoon, Lombardo said.
As for what may have set Paddock off, retired FBI profiler Jim Clemente speculated that there was sort of major trigger in his life a great loss, a breakup, or maybe he just found out he has a terminal disease. said a autopsy may be necessary to try to establish the motive. If the suicide didn destroy Paddock brain, experts may even find a neurological disorder or malformation, he said.
He said there could be a genetic component to the slaughter: Paddock father was a bank robber who was on the FBI most wanted list in the 1960s and was diagnosed a psychopath.
genetics load the gun, personality and psychology aim it, and experiences pull the trigger, typically, Clemente said.
Paddock had a business degree from Cal State Northridge. In the 1970s and he worked as a mail carrier and an IRS agent and held down a job in an auditing division of the Defence Department, according to the government. He later worked for a defence contractor.
He had no known criminal record, and public records showed no signs of financial troubles, though he was said to be a big gambler.
Nevada Gaming Control Board said it will pass along records compiled on Paddock and his girlfriend to investigators.
His brother, Eric Paddock, said he was at a loss to explain the massacre.
affiliation, no religion, no politics. He never cared about any of that stuff,
he said outside his Florida home.