REDLANDS, Calif. — The home where the San Bernardino terrorist couple lived is filled with the trappings of everyday suburban American life — Macy’s and Bed, Bath & Beyond coupons — and items from their Muslim faith — including a list of local prayer times.
Television cameras and reporters swarmed the married couple’s Redlands, California, townhome on Friday after the FBI finished its search and released the property to the landlord.
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Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, his wife, Tashfeen Malik, 27, their 6-month-old daughter and Farook’s mother had lived in the two-story home.
The FBI left an inventory list of the items the agency seized — including computers and electronics from the home, and 4,000 rounds of ammunition, more than a dozen pipe bombs and bomb-making materials stored in the garage.
The inventory listed a search of the couple’s black Lexus, including receipts for U-Haul, shooting targets and packaging from a Go-Pro Camera.
Reporters and photographers were elbow to elbow Friday in the home, which appeared to have been left in a hurry. Dirty dishes sat in the sink and clothes were left scattered in bedrooms.
Though tapestries with Arabic lettering decorated the walls — and a Quran sat on a coffee table in the living room — there were more signs in the $1,200-a-month-apartment of the couple’s young child than of their religion.
Boxes of diapers were piled in the hallway while colorful play mats and jumpers sat on the floor near a treadmill. In the baby’s room, the couple left a children’s book, “Goodnight stories from the Quran.”
Federal agents had combed through the property since Wednesday, when the couple shot and killed 14 people and wounded 21 others at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino. The townhome showed the signs of forced entry — including broken glass and punched-out drywall.
On Friday, reporters and photographers collided with one another on the narrow, green-carpeted stairs as each sought to get a look at the couple’s belongings.
The landlord, Doyle Miller, said the FBI had ransacked the home, which he rented to couple in May, while taking evidence.
“The FBI, they turned everything over,” Miller said. “There’s nothing left.”