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Police Release Documents On Newtown Massacre

By: Associated Press News Email
By: Associated Press News Email

News Release: Associated Press News

Updated: December 27, 2013, 3:15pm

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut have released thousands of pages of documents from the investigation into last year's school massacre in Newtown.

The Friday afternoon release could shed additional light on the world of the 20-year-old gunman, Adam Lanza.

The paperwork "has been redacted according to law," and it includes text, photos and 911 calls received by state police.

Prosecutors issued a summary of the investigation last month that portrayed Lanza as obsessed with mass murders, but the report concluded that Lanza's motives for the massacre might never be known.

Lanza gunned down 20 first-graders and six educators with a semi-automatic rifle at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012, after killing his mother inside their home. He committed suicide with a handgun as police arrived at the school.


News Release: Associated Press News

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut authorities are preparing to release state police documents from the investigation into last year's Newtown school massacre.

State police say their report totaling several thousand pages will be released at 3 p.m. Friday. Prosecutors issued a summary of the investigation last month that portrayed the gunman, Adam Lanza, as obsessed with mass murders, but the report concludes that Lanza's motives for the massacre might never be known.

Lanza gunned down 20 first-graders and six educators with a semi-automatic rifle at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012, after killing his mother inside their home. He committed suicide with a handgun as police arrived at the school.

The summary says the 20-year-old Lanza had "significant mental health issues."


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