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Nancy Lanza Age at Death, Husband, Children, Adam Lanza Mother

Nancy Lanza Biography, Adam Lanza Mother

Nancy Lanza was an American citizen widely searched for being one of her sons’ victims. On Friday, December 14, 2012, shortly before 9:30 a.m. EST, Lanza shot and killed his mother Nancy Lanza, 52, at their Newtown home with a 22-caliber Savage Mark II rifle. Investigators discovered her body in her bed, dressed in pajamas, with four gunshot wounds to the head. Lanza then drove his mother’s car to Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Nancy Lanza Age at Death

Nancy was 52 years of age at the time of her death, she was born on September 6, 1960, in the United States. She died on December 14, 2012, in Newtown, Newtown, CT, the United States.

Nancy Lanza Husband

Nancy was seeing another person as she was divorced from Adam’s father at the time of her death. She was previously married to Peter Lanza from 1981 to 2009. The couple had two sons, Ryan Lanza and Adam Lanza.

Nancy Lanza Son, Adam

Adam Lanza was an American terrorist for an unknowable cause who committed three distinct atrocities: he killed his mother; he killed himself; twenty-six people at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Twenty of the victims were children aged six to seven, with the remaining six being adult staff members. Lanza had shot and killed his mother at their Newtown home earlier that day, before driving to school. Lanza committed suicide by shooting himself in the head as first responders arrived at the school.

The shooting is the deadliest mass shooting at an elementary school in US history, as well as the fourth-deadliest mass shooting overall.

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Nancy Lanza Photo

The shooting sparked renewed debate in the United States about gun control, with proposals to make the background-check system universal, as well as new federal and state gun legislation prohibiting the sale and manufacture of certain semi-automatic firearms and magazines that can hold more than ten rounds of ammunition.

The Connecticut State Attorney’s office concluded in a November 2013 report that Lanza acted alone and planned his actions, but provided no explanation for why he did so or why he targeted the school. Lanza had Asperger syndrome and had depression, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive disorder as a teenager, according to a report released in November 2014 by the Office of the Child Advocate, but they concluded that “neither caused nor led to his murderous acts.” The report went on to say, “his severe and deteriorating internalized mental health problems … combined with an atypical preoccupation with violence … (and) access to deadly weapons … proved a recipe for mass murder.”

Adam Lanza Age

The Sandy Hook shooter, Adam Lanza was 20 years of age at the time of his death, he was born on April 22, 1992, in Exeter, NH, the United States. He died on December 14, 2012, in Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, CT, the United States.

His cause of death was suicide.

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