Newtown, CT Police Press Conference: 12/15/12 … Gunman Forced His Way into School … Police Lt. J. Paul Vance State they Have Recovered Good Evidence to Explain Why Adam Lanza Went on Elementary School Shooting Rampage Killing 26, Including 20 Children
Could the police have a motive and explanation as to why Adam Lanza went on the shooting rampage?
This morning during the police press conference in Newtown, CT in response to the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass murders that left 27 dead, including 20 children between the ages of 5 and 10 years old. Connecticut State Police spokesman Lt. Paul Vance stated that they have produced good evidence at the primary crime scene, the elementary school, and the secondary crime scene, the home of murdered mother Nancy Lanza, that could describe how and why Adam Lanza committed this most heinous act of violence. Vance also stated that the shooter forced his way into the school. He also stated that all the victims have been identified; however, their names will be released later.
Lieutenant Vance said investigators had found valuable information at the home of the gunman that may help explain why he began his assault, but declined to give details.
“We are hopeful it will paint a complete picture of how and why,” Lieutenant Vance said of the evidence.
As reported at CBS News,the Sandy Hook Elementary School victims identified, bodies removed from school overnight.
The bodies of all of the deceased victims of the Sandy Hook elementary school shooting were positively identified by early Saturday morning, according to Connecticut State Police spokesman Lt. Paul Vance.
Vance shared new details regarding the ongoing investigation Saturday on “CBS This Morning: Saturday,” confirming that the families of the victims have been notified, and that the victims’ bodies were removed from the school overnight.
“Our objective certainly was to positively identify the victims to try to give the families some closure,” he explained. “Our detectives worked well through the night. By early this morning, we were able to positively identify all of the victims and make some formal notification to all of the families of the victims.”