FBI searches local lake for San Bernardino attackers’ computer hard drive

FBI searches local lake for San Bernardino attackers’ computer hard drive
Malik and Farook in July 2015 exiting customs in California

The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Thursday sent divers to search a lake in San Bernardino, Calif., for a computer hard drive missing from the home of the suspects in the recent deadly shooting, according to people familiar with the matter.

David Bowdich, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles office, told reporters the search of the lake could take days, and they were searching it because there were reports that the suspects had been seen at the lake the day of the shooting. …

Mr. Bowdich said agents were also trying to determine if one of last week’s shooting suspects knew any of the four men charged in a nearby terrorism case in 2012—a case that involved a plan to travel to Afghanistan to train with terror groups, not commit acts of violence at home.

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