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Coroner: Las Vegas shooting gunman's ashes given to brother in Orlando

Coroner: Las Vegas shooting gunman's ashes given to brother in Orlando

Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo speaks during a news conference at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department headquarters to brief members of the media on a mass shooting on October 4, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

"Without naming names, there are potential charges against others as a result of the ongoing investigation - is that fair?"

Stephen Paddock's remains have been cremated, and his brother Eric Paddock claims that authorities have been making it hard to get access to them. "There are charges being investigated".

A police spokeswoman says criminal charges could relate to items discovered at homes and in internet and email accounts belonging to shooter Stephen Paddock and his girlfriend, Marilou Danley. She did not name a suspect and said she could not specify the type of charges or what was found without compromising the investigation.

Danley, who was in the Philippines during the shooting, was questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation after returning to the US.




Stephen Paddock killed himself with a gunshot to the mouth before police reached him on the 32nd floor of a hotel from which he shot into an open-air concert crowd October 1, killing 58 people and injuring hundreds.

Paddock died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, the Coroner's Office reported.

Police department lawyers argue that "access would reveal investigative techniques used by law enforcement".

Fudenberg said in a statement that they are not releasing any more information about the case at this time.