FBI seeks to unlock Texas shooter's iPhone

From BBC - November 9, 2017

Apple has offered to help the FBI unlock the smartphone of the gunman who killed 26 people at a church in Texas last Sunday.

Devin Kelley wounded 20 others at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs and was later found dead in his vehicle, some miles away.

The FBI said his handset had been sent to its central crime lab, in Virginia, as local police could not unlock it.

Apple said it had "immediately" offered to help.

The company said it worked with law enforcement agencies every day and had trained "thousands" of officers about the best way to handle its devices and how to request information.

If Kelley had saved his phone data on Apple's iCloud service, this too may hold information about numbers called, messages sent and pictures it was used to take.

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