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Names of Victims Killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School Released
8 boys, 12 girls between the ages of 5 and 7 were among the dead
Connecticut State Police on Saturday released names of the victims from Friday's shooting massacre at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
According to the police all the children killed at the school were between the ages of 5 and 7. Among the students there were 8 boys and 12 girls.
The names of the adults, all teachers or staff at the school, were included in the list. Police said all the victims were killed by multiple gunshot wounds.
The shooter, 20-year-old Adam Lanza, was also found dead at the scene by an apparent self-inflicted gunshot to the head. His mother, Nancy Lanza, was found dead at the nearby home she shared with her son. She was also shot, once in the face. The guns used in the shootings were all determined to be hers and registered legally.
What follows is the alphabetical list (by last name) as it was released by the police:
- Charlotte Bacon, 2/22/06, female
- Daniel Barden, 9/25/05, male
- Rachel Davino, 7/17/83, female.
- Olivia Engel, 7/18/06, female
- Josephine Gay, 12/11/05, female
- Ana M. Marquez-Greene, 04/04/06, female
- Dylan Hockley, 3/8/06, male
- Dawn Hocksprung, 06/28/65, female
- Madeleine F. Hsu, 7/10/06, female
- Catherine V. Hubbard, 6/08/06, female
- Chase Kowalski, 10/31/05, male
- Jesse Lewis, 6/30/06, male
- James Mattioli , 3/22/06, male
- Grace McDonnell, 12/04/05, female
- Anne Marie Murphy, 07/25/60, female
- Emilie Parker, 5/12/06, female
- Jack Pinto, 5/06/06, male
- Noah Pozner, 11/20/06, male
- Caroline Previdi, 9/07/06, female
- Jessica Rekos, 5/10/06, female
- Avielle Richman, 10/17/06, female
- Lauren Russeau, 6/1982, female (full date of birth not specified)
- Mary Sherlach, 2/11/56, female
- Victoria Soto, 11/04/85, female
- Benjamin Wheeler, 9/12/06, male
- Allison N. Wyatt, 7/03/06, female