FBI searches home of brother of San Bernardino shooter Farook

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FBI Raids Home of San Bernardino Shooter's Brother

Feb 18 (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation searched the Southern California home of the brother of one of the shooters in the Dec. 2 San Bernardino attack, a law enforcement source close to the investigation said on Thursday.

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The source said that investigators with a search warrant went to the Corona home of Syed Raheel Farook, a Navy veteran whose brother and sister-in-law, Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 people at a holiday party.

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FBI searches home of brother of San Bernardino shooter Farook
In this courtroom sketch, Enrique Marquez appears in federal court in Riverside, Calif., Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Marquez, 24, who authorities say bought the assault rifles his friend used in the San Bernardino massacre appeared in court Monday to face terrorism-related allegations. (AP Photo/Bill Robles)
In this courtroom sketch, Enrique Marquez, left, appears with his defense attorney Young Kim in federal court in Riverside, Calif., Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Marquez, 24, who authorities say bought the assault rifles his friend used in the San Bernardino massacre appeared in court Monday to face terrorism-related allegations. (AP Photo/Bill Robles)
RIVERSIDE, CA - DECEMBER 5: A broken garage and window are seen after law enforcement officials raided the Riverside home of Enrique Marquez, who lived next door to an old address of shooter Syed Farook, overnight in Riverside, CA on Saturday, December 05, 2015. Two of the highly modified assault weapons had been purchased by a third party suspected to be Marquez. A heavily armed man and woman opened fire Wednesday on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing multiple people and seriously wounding others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, they died in a shootout with police. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
RIVERSIDE, CA - DECEMBER 5: A sign is seen in the front yard after law enforcement officials raided the Riverside home of Enrique Marquez, who lived next door to an old address of shooter Syed Farook, overnight in Riverside, CA on Saturday, December 05, 2015. Two of the highly modified assault weapons had been purchased by a third party suspected to be Marquez. A heavily armed man and woman opened fire Wednesday on a holiday banquet for his co-workers, killing multiple people and seriously wounding others in a precision assault, authorities said. Hours later, they died in a shootout with police. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
Young Kim, defense attorney for Enrique Marquez, is questioned by reporters outside federal court after a hearing at in Riverside, Calif. on Monday, Dec. 21, 2015. Marquez, who bought the assault rifles his friend used in the San Bernardino massacre, will remain in custody as he faces terrorism-related allegations because he is a danger to the community, a judge ruled Monday. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
In this courtroom sketch, Enrique Marquez appears in federal court in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. Marquez, 24, was charged Thursday with conspiring to provide material support to terrorists for plotting with gunman Syed Rizwan Farook to launch attacks in 2011 and 2012 at a community college and congested freeway at rush hour that they never carried out.(AP Photo/Bill Robles)
Security is tight after a car carrying Enrique Marquez Jr. arrived at U.S. District Court in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. Marquez, a longtime friend of Syed Rizwan Farook, the male shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, was charged today with conspiring with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to commit crimes of terrorism, and with the unlawful purchase of two assault rifles used in the deadly shooting two weeks ago.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Security is tight as a car carrying Enrique Marquez Jr. arrives at U.S. District Court in Riverside, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015. Marquez, a longtime friend of Syed Rizwan Farook, the male shooter in the San Bernardino terrorist attack, was charged today with conspiring with Farook in 2011 and 2012 to commit crimes of terrorism, and with the unlawful purchase of two assault rifles used in the deadly shooting two weeks ago.(AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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Officials are battling Apple Inc in court to get the company to help them unlock an iPhone that had been used by one of the shooters.

The source said that investigators do not intend to make an arrest on Thursday. The source did not say whether the search was related to efforts to unlock the iPhone.

Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife died in a shootout with police the same day they attacked the holiday party.

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