The Latest: Las Vegas shooter had anti-anxiety medications system

LAS VEGAS – The Final autopsy results that were released after the Las Vegas massacre (all times are local):

4:45 pm

An autopsy found Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had anti-anxiety medications in his system, but was not under the influence of them and is also healthy.

The autopsy was released Friday in response to a lawsuit brought by The Associated Press and the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

The signs of benzodiazepines in the Paddock’s system, but said because the substances were found in his urine and his blood, the Paddock was not under the influence of the medication. The report said that he was overweight, but otherwise healthy.

Paddock killed 58 people injured and more than 800 others when he unleashed a hail of bullets on a musical place below his high-rise suite in the Mandalay Bay casino-hotel on Oct. 1.

Paddock fatally shot himself before officers stormed his hotel suite.


2:15 pm

A Las Vegas judge has ordered The Associated Press and the Las Vegas Review-Journal to return copies of a redacted autopsy of an off-duty police officer killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern AMERICAN history.

The ruling of the judge on Friday also ruled out of the media organisations a further report will be the details of the Officer of Charleston Hartfield the autopsy.

AP attorney Brian Barrett said the news cooperative would immediately appeal against the ruling.

The autopsy record was one of 58 that a different judge ordered the Clark County coroner’s office to release last week to the AP and the Review-Journal.

The officer’s widow, Veronica Hartfield, according to the autopsy records are confidential and contained protected health information.

Lawyers for the news organizations said once personal identifiers are redacted, claims to privacy no longer applies.

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