Court documents unsealed on Friday revealed previously unknown information about the Las Vegas massacre that occurred on October 1, 2017, including starling developments regarding Stephen Paddock’s girlfriend, Marilou Danley.
At the request of several news outlets, which prosecutors did not oppose, a U.S. District Court judge in Las Vegas made available to the public more than 300 pages of search warrants and affidavits surrounding the Las Vegas massacre. Within those pages were details about Danley’s involvement with Paddock, including finding her fingerprints on his ammo magazines and evidence of a conversation regarding a wire transfer.
Marilou Danley, the girlfriend of the Las Vegas mass shooter Stephen Paddock, has returned from the Philippines and released a statement through her attorney on Wednesday.
“Good afternoon. I want to thank everyone for their patience. I want to let everyone know that we are fully cooperating with the FBI and the Las Vegas Police Department about these horrible, unspeakable acts of violence. It’s taken us this long to make a statement because it’s important that we respect the investigative process. We wanted the FBI and the Las Vegas Police Department to have the first opportunity to talk to my client, Marilou Danley, about everything that she knew about Stephen [Paddock]. That being said, I have a statement to read from my client, Marilou Danley.
If you want to pull a rabbit out of a hat, get your children to eat their vegetables, or convince yourself that America doesn’t have a problem with White terrorism, all you need is a little misdirection.
Mom’s use mashed potatoes to hide the peas, magicians use sexy assistants to distract you while they reach under the table, and White people are using Marilou Danley’s Filipino heritage and the country’s turmoil with ISIS because it’s an easier pill to swallow than accept the reality that White men have always been this nation’s leading terrorists.
Fifty-year-old Shipp moved to Las Vegas from Thousand Oaks, California, five years ago, joining her 23-year-old Marine son, Corey. She is described as a happy woman, a huge Dodgers fan, and had “lots and lots of friends.”
Marilou Danley, girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Steven Paddock, was in contact with a family member shortly after the Las Vegas massacre.
Reynaldo Bustos, Danley’s older brother, told ABC News that he immediately contact his younger sister upon hearing news of the shooting.
In an exclusive interview with 7 News Australia, Danley’s two sisters came forward and broke their silence on the situation.
Workers at a Starbucks branch inside the Virgin River Casino in Mesquite, Nevada recalled encounters they’ve had with the Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock and his Filipina girlfriend Marilou Danley, who is now cleared by the police as a person of interest.
Before the tragic shooting that left 59 dead and 527 injured, workers behind the counter would often make a face whenever the 64-year-old gambler entered the Starbucks and humiliate his 62-year-old girlfriend in public, according to the Los Angeles Times.
Stephen Paddock, the spree-killing mass shooter who terrorized the Route 91 Harvest Festival, leaving at least 59 dead and 527 injured, wired $100,000 to Marilou Danley in the Philippines just days before the October 1 attack, according to The Hill.
Described as Paddock’s girlfriend, Danley lived with him in his Mesquite, Nevada residence. NBC reports that it is yet to be determined what Paddock intended the money to be used for; whether he meant for her to use the money to take care of herself, her family, or for some other purpose remains to be seen.
Sixty two-year-old Marilou Danley has been located by police due to her connection with the Las Vegas shooter at Mandalay Bay hotel, 64-year-old Stephen Paddock. According to CNN, she is not considered a suspect; officials have cleared her as a “person of interest” and she was out of the country when the October 1 incident that left more than 50 dead and at least 515 injured — the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
We have located the vehicles in question, and we are confident we have located the female person of interest.