Brain exam on Vegas shooter shows no signs of abnormalities

New York Post | 10/11/2017 | Staff
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Doctors have begun Stephen Paddock’s autopsy — with an examination of his brain revealing no abnormalities on Tuesday, according to police.

Little is known about the 64-year-old retiree’s mental health, but his brother had previously told reporters that he was hoping authorities would find “a tumor in his head” in the days following his Las Vegas massacre.

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Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says this wasn’t the case, though.

Speaking to the Las Vegas Review-Journal on Tuesday, Lombardo described how Paddock’s autopsy — while still in its early stages — had not shown anything abnormal.


“All those things that you would expect to find, we have not found,” he said.

Doctors reportedly examined Paddock’s brain and discovered nothing that stood out, despite his brother’s wishes.

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“We may never know” why Paddock chose to kill 58 people and injure more than 500 more, Lombardo said. But investigators are reportedly making progress each day.

The wealthy real-estate investor has been described by family and friends as someone who was smart — and in no way crazy.

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“When Steve can do this, we are in deep s–t because there’s just nothing there,” his brother, Eric Paddock, told reporters last week.

“You find me where someone whose like Steve...
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