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Woman who lived with Las Vegas shooter described as 'person of interest'

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Officials said Benjamin Paddock is the father of Stephen Paddock, the gunman who authorities said opened fire from the window of a 32nd floor hotel room, where 22,000 people had gathered for a country music festival.

The sisters, who spoke to 7 News exclusively, did not want to be identified by name and requested their faces be blurred. "I know she has to be devastated by what has happened". "In that sense, I thank him for sparing my sister's life".

He said she was returning to clear her name of any involvement in the worst mass shooting in modern United States history. "The house was so quiet, we thought they were snowbirds", he added, referring to retirees who spent the winter months in warm-weather places like Mesquite.

"No one can put the puzzles together, no one, except Marilou, because Steve is not here to talk anymore".

Danley landed at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday evening, a law enforcement source told CNN.

"Her trip back to the U.S. was coordinated with Federal Bureau of Investigation authorities", a police official said. But they did not specify if Danley was in the Philippines or in another country.

A receptionist at the office of Los Angeles-based criminal defense attorney Matthew Lombard confirmed he was representing Danley but would not comment further.

"She is a good and gentle person", Waltrip said.

Photos from 2013 show Paddock visiting the Philippines. NBC reported that it wasn't immediately clear if those transactions were losses or wins. We're learning about those 59 victims and the more than 500 others injured, as we get a first glimpse inside the shooter's hotel room.

He arrived at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino four days before the attack with at least 10 suitcases filled with guns, according to police.

Police had no prior knowledge of the gunman before the attack, nor is there any known link to overseas terrorism or terror groups, a USA official with knowledge of the case said. All told, authorities uncovered 47 weapons. "There are several questions that need to be answered ... but she is now out of the country". We wanted to help everyone but we just had to make hard decisions based the ones we could save.

Nineteen more guns were found at Paddock's Mesquite home and seven at his Reno house. The couple separated in 1979 before their divorce was finalized in 1980 in Los Angeles County.

The retired accountant quietly stockpiled an arsenal of high-powered weapons while pursuing a passion for high-stakes gambling at Nevada casinos, where his game of choice was video poker, a relatively solitary pursuit, with no dealer and no humans to play against. She described Danley as a "wonderful" person who would never have been involved in such a plot. Lombardo also said that while he was aware that Paddock had numerous cameras in and around the room, including one on the security cart, he was not aware of any kind of transmission of the attack.

"This is a horrific event, and our hearts and prayers go out to everyone impacted by this bad act", Waltrip said. Donald Judy, who was Paddock's neighbor in Florida from 2013 to 2015, said Paddock told him that he was doing real estate speculation in Southeast Asia.