Three South Coast Residents Among Dead From Las Vegas Rampage

Oct 3, 2017

Three people from the South Coast are now among the confirmed dead from the Las Vegas shooting rampage Sunday.

On Monday, authorities confirmed that popular school staff member Susan Smith of Simi Valley died as a result of the attack.  She leaves behind a husband, and two adult children. 

Officials at the site of the Las Vegas shooting have not released a complete list of casualties, but family members confirmed Tuesday morning that Denise Cohen of Carpinteria and Derrick "Bo" Taylor of Oxnard were among those killed.

Both victims had two boys each.  One of Denise Cohen's sons confirmed via social media that his mother and Taylor did not make it out of the festival alive.

Also wounded at the scene of the shooting were Laura and Brian Mack. They are recovering in a Las Vegas hospital.