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Las Vegas shooter's girlfriend termed 'person of interest' by authorities

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Sheriff Joe Lombardo

Danley landed at Los Angeles Airport yesterday evening and is expected to be questioned by police, around 48 hours after Paddock killed 59 people when he opened fire on a crowd of concert-goers in Las Vegas.

As soon as she came back, she was met by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents who were desperate to hear whatever she might know of the deadliest shooting to take place in the US.

Police will interview Marilou Danley, on Wednesday after a law enforcement official confirmed that the 64-year-old shooter wired the sum her ahead of his killing spree.

"But obviously, that investigation will continue", Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said.

While Danley was away, Paddock wired $100,000 to an account in the Philippines, according to senior law enforcement officials. It was not known whether the money was for her or her family or for another goal.

Paddock and Danley reportedly dated for at least a few years after they met at a restaurant inside a casino in Reno, Nevada where Danley was employed.

"He loved her. He doted on her", the shooter's brother, Eric Paddock said.

Stephen Paddock, a reputed heavy gambler, allegedly wired almost $100,000 to the Philippines prior to the shooting in which he took his own life.

This is a developing story. They said she travels on an Australian passport. "She was away so that she will be not there to interfere with what he's planning", the CNN quoted one of Danley's sisters, as saying.

Almost 60 people have died in the attack, and more than 500 people were injured. "But that won't be able to compensate the 59 people's lives".

Paddock and Danley moved around constantly, with properties in Arkansas, Nevada, California and Texas, public records show.

Paddock had set up cameras both inside and outside the hotel room he was shooting from.

Police found 10 rifles inside Paddock's hotel room.

Danley's sister thinks Paddock bought her a ticket to the southeast Asian islands to keep her in the dark about his plan to kill.

U.S. reports and officials said she is either in the Philippines or Japan, although neither country was able to confirm her whereabouts. Authorities have called her a "person of interest" but this does not indicate that she is suspected of a crime or that she has been charged with any crime.

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