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Peter Lanza, the father of the twenty-year-old gunman Adam Lanza and his wife Shelley Cudiner have reportedly fled their residence and have not returned since the massacre. Sources close to the family say that they are ‘struggling to make sense’ of how shy 20-year-old turned into child killer.
Neighbors of the couple say that they left their Stamford, Connecticut, home when they heard about the shooting…However, they released the following statement. “Our hearts go out to the families and friends who lost loved ones and to all those who were injured. Our family is grieving along with all those who have been affected by this enormous tragedy. No words can truly express how heartbroken we are. We are in a state of disbelief and trying to find whatever answers we can. We too are asking why. We have cooperated fully with law enforcement and will continue to do so...Read More
President Barack Obama plans to travel to Newtown, Connecticut, on Sunday to meet with families of the victims of a Friday school shooting that was one of the deadliest such incidents in the nation’s history.
The White House said in a statement Obama will speak at a 7 p.m. EST Sunday interfaith vigil for families of the victims and other students from Sandy Hook Elementary School.
Details and Photos Continue to Emerge….A troubled 20-year-old loner with a history of autistic behavior is the monster behind a horrific shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people, including 20 children, dead on Friday.
Adam Lanza shot his mother Nancy at here upscale $1.6 million dollar suburban home they shared together and then took three of her guns and drove to Sandy Hook Elementary School about 9.30am.
- The shooter, Adam Lanza, 20, described as a ‘ticking time bomb’ who suffered from Asperger’s syndrome and was painfully shy and awkward
- Peers remember him as a quiet and extremely intelligent student who kept to himself and carried black briefcase to class
- Brother Ryan, 24, an accountant at Ernst and Young, said Adam had personality disorder
- Father: Peter Lanza, 52, a wealthy executive for General Electric, who is believed to earn $1million a year, moved out of the family home in 2006….citing ‘irreconcilable differences’.
Peter Lanza he continued to provide well for Nancy and their younger son, giving her the family home as well as nearly $325,000 a year. Lanza re-married librarian Shelley Cudiner last year, and the couple moved 40 miles away to Stamford, Connecticut..
An Autism Spectrum Disorder
Asperger syndrome (AS) is a neurobiological disorder that is part of a group of conditions called autism spectrum disorders. The term “autism spectrum” refers to a range of developmental disabilities that includes autism as well as other disorders with similar characteristics.
They are known as spectrum disorders because the symptoms of each can appear in different combinations and in varying degrees of severity: two children with the same diagnosis, though they may share certain patterns of behavior, can exhibit a wide range of skills and abilities. Read more
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The first pictures of the mother of the Connecticut massacre gunman Adam Lanza. Disturbing details of the tragedy continue to emerge.
According to reports…Lanza…whose first victim was his mother, Nancy Lanza, 52, an avid gun collector, was shot with one of the five firearms which she had legally purchased and registered in Connecticut. Even more disturbing is that she taught her sons how to shoot when they were young children.
Initially it was reported that Nancy Lanza was a teacher at the elementary school where her son went on his shooting rampage… A former Newtown school board official told the Wall Street Journal that “no one has heard of her,” adding that “teachers don’t know her.”
The Associated Press reports that at least one parent identified Nancy Lanza as a substitute teacher at the school but her name isn’t on a staff list and an official said they have so...Read More
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There’s an overwhelming sense of sadness and disbelief throughout the world after a twenty year old male enter an elementary school in Newton, Connecticut this morning and opened fire. On behalf of all of the staff at Behind Blondie Park….it is with a heavy heart that we send our sincerest condolences to the families, friends and community and all those directly and indirectly from the tragedy. May God be with them and give them the strength to get through the tragedy that has impacted the entire nation.
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Lanza burst into the elementary school on Friday morning sometime after 9 a.m., armed with four firearms and wearing a bullet-proof vest.
What has been reported….
- Initially it was reported that the shooter was Ryan Lanza…...
A Minnesota man, Darnell Landrum… will spend the next 120 days in jail after he humiliated his step daughter by shaving her head and forcing her to parade in front of friends in a diaper after bringing home poor grades on her report card.
Landrum, a lowlife scumb bag… was also ordered to perform 30 hours of community service, pay a $300 fine and complete two years probation. The judge handed down the sentence and took into account that two years ago he was charged and entered a guilty plea to misdemeanor domestic assault, stemming from an incident where he hit Broten’s daughter with a belt. Landrum was led away by law enforcement after the sentencing to begin serving his time immediately.
The girls worthless, sorry excuse of a mother Stephanie Ann Broten, 38, was charged with malicious punishment. She was sentenced last month 90 days in jail.
Witnesses who saw the incident which occurred on May 7…said Broten refused to let her daughter back in the house despite her pleas. When police arrived they found a crowd of about 50 people watching the young girl, who was hysterical and begging to be allowed back into the house.
Broten and Landrum were also ordered to not have any contact with the girl.