National

National News

Father of Conn. gunman claims body for burial

by AP posted Jan 1 2013 12:07AM
     HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - The father of the gunman who killed 26 people in a Connecticut school shooting has claimed his son's body for burial.
 
     A spokesman for the family said Monday that Peter Lanza claimed the remains of Adam Lanza.
 
     The 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed 20 first-graders and six adults at the Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14. He also killed his mother in their Newtown home before going on the rampage and then committing suicide.
 
     A private funeral was held earlier this month in New Hampshire for his mother, Nancy Lanza, who was divorced from Peter Lanza.
 
     Peter Lanza lives in Stamford, Conn., and is a tax director at General Electric.
 
     Police have not offered a motive for the killings.
Filed Under :
12/31/2012 8:57AM
Father of Conn. gunman claims body for burial
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Who's Smarter, Cats or Dogs?
Buffalo Bills Paying Some Fan's Cell Phone Bills
Brew Fest in Spotsylvania Next Month
Bullet in Stafford House; Sheriff is Investigating
Get Rid of Expired and Unwanted Meds this Weekend
No Tags Found !