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Newtown to demolish home of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza
Newtown to demolish home of Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza

Officials in Newtown, Conn., voted Wednesday to demolish the home that Nancy Lanza shared with her son, Adam, before he killed 20 first-graders and six adults in a 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. The 12-member Newtown Legislative Council approved a proposal by the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday evening to raze the 3,200-square-foot home and keep the land as open space, the Associated Press reported. One neighbor said the house was "a constant reminder of the evil that resided there," according to the AP. Some residents had called on officials to tear down the home and replace it with a park. The prospects of that happening seemed dim until a few...

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