Family confirms local couple killed in Las Vegas

Local couple killed in Las Vegas shooting

Family confirms local couple killed in Las Vegas

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - A woman from Carpinteria and a man from Oxnard are among the dead in Las Vegas.

The family of Denise Cohen confirming her death on Facebook. Cohen's son, Jeff Rees, posting that his mother and Derrick "Bo" Taylor did not survive the shooting.

"I am so very heartbroken and I love my mother more than anything in this world," Rees wrote. "Our families are all in shock and are still trying to process this."

Cohen, from Carpinteria, was the mother of two sons. Taylor, from Oxnard, also had two sons. The couple was in Las Vegas attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival Sunday night.

Authorities in Nevada have not officially confirmed that Cohen and Taylor were among the victims. So far, only 16 of the 59 people killed have been publicly identified.

This is a developing story and more information will be added to this article when it becomes available.

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