STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 16, 2012
** UPDATE **
NEWTOWN SCHOOL SHOOTING INVESTIGATION CONTINUES
The Office of The Chief State’s Medical Examiner completed the post mortem examination of the last two deceased in the Newtown school shooting incident.
The female found deceased at the secondary scene located at 36 Yogananda Street in Newtown, CT, has been positively identified as NANCY LANZA DOB: 9/6/60. Her cause of death is multiple gunshot wounds and the death has been ruled a homicide.
The male subject identified as the shooter at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been identified as ADAM LANZA DOB: 04/22/92; he resided at 36 Yogananda Street. His cause of death was gunshot wound and his death is ruled a suicide.
Additionally, “anyone who harasses or threatens the victims, victims’ families or witnesses of these horrific crimes, or who, in any manner interferes with the ongoing state or federal investigations will be referred for state and/or federal prosecution to the fullest extent permitted by law. Harassment not only includes in-person contact, but also contact via the internet, social media, and telephone.” Social media includes, but is not limited to, Facebook, Blogs, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, and MySpace. Harassment or interfering includes, but is not limited to, making claims of your involvement in the crime or making claims that hinder the advancement of the investigation.
Content Last Modified on 12/16/2012 7:15:16 PM