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Cult theory emerges following Las Vegas massacre

The gambling addict, who was the sole perpetrator of the savage October 1 massacre, had few social and family connections, apart from his girlfriend, Marylou Danley, who told FBI investigators she had no idea what he was planning. 

According to experts, the lonely 64-year-old was a prime target for a cult which possibly led him to meticulously plan the shootings from the 32nd floor of The Mandalay Bay Hotel in Vegas, which killed 59 people and injured 500 more.

 

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Dmitri Oster, a New York-based clinician and criminal profiler, said: “If you look at other death cults, what propels people to join is a search for belonging to a movement larger than oneself. Paddock was isolated, living in a retirement home, without many family or social ties. These are the

Read more at: https://www.newidea.com.au/las-vegas-killer-was-in-cult

Alleged cult motive emerges in Las Vegas massacre | New Idea …

The gambling addict, who was the sole perpetrator of the savage October 1 massacre, had few social and family connections, apart from his girlfriend, Marylou Danley, who told FBI investigators she had no idea what he was planning. 

According to experts, the lonely 64-year-old was a prime target for a cult which possibly led him to meticulously plan the shootings from the 32nd floor of The Mandalay Bay Hotel in Vegas, which killed 59 people and injured 500 more.

 

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Dmitri Oster, a New York-based clinician and criminal profiler, said: “If you look at other death cults, what propels people to join is a search for belonging to a movement larger than oneself. Paddock was isolated, living in a retirement home, without many family or social ties. These are the

Read more at: https://www.newidea.com.au/las-vegas-killer-was-in-cult

5 days after Las Vegas massacre many questions remain, few answers – WABC

The investigation into what drove Stephen Paddock to open fire on a music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday is into its fifth day, with ever-mounting questions and few answers.

Paddock, the lone suspect according to Las Vegas police, killed himself in the hotel suite he had rented on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino as police closed in on his location. With Paddock’s death, any clear answer for why he opened fire on the festival and killed 58 people and wounded 489 others may be lost.

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, the public face of the investigation, has had few answers for why Paddock committed the crime. Authorities did not hold a press conference on Thursday, the first day since Sunday that one wasn’t held.

By Friday, although investigators had followed a thousand leads, there was still “no clear motive or reason why” Paddock carried out the mass

Read more at: http://abc7ny.com/news/5-days-after-las-vegas-massacre-many-questions-remain-few-answers/2498253/

5 days after Las Vegas massacre many questions remain, few answers

The investigation into what drove Stephen Paddock to open fire on a music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday is into its fifth day, with ever-mounting questions and few answers.

Paddock, the lone suspect according to Las Vegas police, killed himself in the hotel suite he had rented on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino as police closed in on his location. With Paddock’s death, any clear answer for why he opened fire on the festival and killed 58 people and wounded 489 others may be lost.

Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo, the public face of the investigation, has had few answers for why Paddock committed the crime. Authorities did not hold a press conference on Thursday, the first day since Sunday that one wasn’t held.

By Friday, although investigators had followed a thousand leads, there was still “no clear motive or reason why” Paddock

Read more at: http://abcnews.go.com/US/motive-remains-elusive-days-las-vegas-massacre/story?id=50320760