Newtown Now Owns Sandy Hook Shooter Adam Lanza’s Home

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Eric Mueller places twenty seven wooden angles he made in his yard down the street from the Sandy Hook School December 16, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Twenty-six people were shot dead, including twenty children, after a gunman identified as Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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Understandably, no one wants anything to do with the house in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20-year-old Adam Lanza killed his mother and plotted the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary, so now it belongs to the town. Hudson City Savings Bank has owned the house since September after Nancy Lanza’s son, Ryan Lanza, sold the house earlier this year. On Wednesday Newtown’s legislative council voted to take possession of the 2.1-acre property at no cost. Several victims’ families have called for the house to be torn down, and town officials say they’re still deciding what to do with it.