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School gunman Adam Lanza may have snapped over fears mother was going to send him to psychiatric... [View all]

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Bloodthirsty child killer Adam Lanza might have snapped, and carried out his unspeakable atrocities after learning that his mom wanted him thrown in the psych ward, according to published reports today.

Mom Nancy Lanza was the first person Adam Lanza blew away on Friday before unleashing his killing spree at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., murdering 20 little kids and six educators.

“From what I've been told, Adam was aware of her petitioning the court for conservatorship and plans to have him committed," Joshua Flashman told. 25, FoxNews.com.

"Adam was apparently very upset about this. He thought she just wanted to send him away. From what I understand, he was really, really angry. I think this could have been it, what set him off....”


Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/school_gunman_psychiatric_lanza_hmU0Sl1Skq3MqZTcmEdIMJ



Getting someone committed is difficult, and should be. But there are people who really need to be committed. If this story is correct, it's unfortunate that Nancy Lanza didn't start her efforts much earlier. ETA And do a better job of keeping her firearms secured.

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