Orlando nightclub shooter's wife denied bail by federal judge

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 11:39AM
Noor Salman's uncle says the widow of the Pulse shooter knew nothing about the attack, but alleges she made a phone call to Mateen while it was happening.


OAKLAND, Calif. - A federal judge Tuesday morning denied bail for the wife of Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, and ordered her to undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

FBI agents arrested Noor Salman at her mother's home in Contra Costa County last month.

The government says Salman helped her husband plan the attack, which left 49 people dead.

Salman's family says she didn't know what happened until after the shooting.
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Salman is under suicide watch and has shown signs of depression while in custody.
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