facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Lanza researched mass murders, sources say

March 14, 2013 at 12:54 PM   |   Comments

1 of 2
| License Photo
NEWTOWN, Conn., March 14 (UPI) -- Adam Lanza researched mass murders before carrying out the Newtown, Conn., school shootings, sources told the Hartford (Conn.) Courant.

It was previously reported that news articles about Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik were found in the apartment Lanza shared with his mother, but Thursday the Hartford, Conn., Courant reported sources close to the investigation now say documents related to other massacres were also found in the residence.

Lanza shot and killed 26 people, including 20 children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14 before taking his own life. He had first shot and killed his mother that day in their home.

Connecticut state police offered an update last week on its investigation to victims' families, Sandy Hook teachers and first-responders and discussed a theory that Lanza was attempting to out-do the other mass killers, the newspaper said.

Danbury, Conn., State's Attorney Steven Sedensky said he expects the final report of the incident will be completed by the end of June.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked School accused of using girl as rape bait; girl gets attacked
2
Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison
3
40 Islamic State fighters killed in U.S. air strike 40 Islamic State fighters killed in U.S. air strike
4
Man beaten to death by barbell in San Francisco gym Man beaten to death by barbell in San Francisco gym
5
Snowden reveals connection between NSA and Israel's spying on Palestinians Snowden reveals connection between NSA and Israel's spying on Palestinians
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback