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Sources tell CBS News that Adam Lanza, who shot and killed 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School, was motivated by another massacre.
A private memorial service was held for Nancy Lanza in Kingston, New Hampshire on Thursday.
If there was bitterness and anger between Nancy and Peter Lanza, it is not described in court papers.
The father of the gunman in the Connecticut school rampage says his family is saddened and struggling to make sense of what happened.
As investigators start to put the pieces together regarding the events of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, the family of Adam Lanza is addressing their own wounds.
A crime scene remained, as local residents and the rest of the world wondered how and why someone could commit such an atrocious act.
The massacre of 26 children and adults at a Connecticut elementary school elicited horror and soul-searching around the world even as it raised more basic questions about why the gunman would have been driven to such a crime and how he chose his victims.
He was an honors student who lived in a prosperous neighborhood with his mother, a well-liked woman who enjoyed hosting dice games and decorating the house for the holidays.
A gunman, identified as 20-year-old Adam Lanza, opened fire inside classrooms at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.
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