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Police release documents on Newtown massacre


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

The paperwork, photos and videos were heavily blacked out to protect the names of children and to withhold some of the more grisly details of the crimes.

Included in the report, was a detailed description of Lanza's home where his mother was found dead.

In a desk drawer police found a 13 page photocopied article on a 1891 shooting involving children.

The documents detail interviews with witnesses or those who knew the Lanza family.

One of the interviewer subject told police, Nancy had wanted to move to find a school or job for Adam in another state. 

Nancy Lanza, Adam's mother, had planned to have her home painted and put up for sale.  She was looking for an RV so that Adam would have a place to live while out of the home as she had told this interviewer that he did not like to stay in hotels.

The same interview subject told police he got a text from Nancy on December 10 that read Adam had bumped his head really bad and they were dealing with blood at 5:30 in the morning.

The documents released Friday fill in more details about how the shooting unfolded, teachers protected their students and the school janitor confronted the shooter.

Adam 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.

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