Send a message to Clicky, Nettie, or Webster! This Web site is funded, in part, through a grant from the Kid smart school of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U. Alleged Sandy Hook Elementary shooter Adam Lanza as seen in this 2005 photo. He was dark and disturbed, a deeply troubled boy from a wealthy family who unnerved his neighbors and classmates.
Mass murderer Adam Lanza, 20, was a ticking time bomb, people who knew him told the Daily News. He was subject to outbursts from what I recall. Lanza, who friends and officials said suffered from Asperger’s syndrome or a personality disorder, had a tortured mind. He was socially awkward and at times unstable, but also extraordinarily bright. He was like one of these real brainiac computer kind of kids. PHOTOS: SCENES OF TERROR FROM CONN. Adam had a lot of mental problems.
Lanza’s strange behavior was well-known among his well-heeled neighbors in leafy Newtown, Conn. As horrible as this was, I can’t say I am surprised . He was also seen as an odd figure at Newtown High School. Even before that, Lanza walked the halls of his middle school carrying a black briefcase while most students lugged their belongings in backpacks.
Tim Lalli, 20, who graduated with Lanza in 2010. Lalli said Lanza wasn’t a total outcast, but he didn’t speak much. He hung out with the smart crowd. Lanza was living with his devoted mother, Nancy, in the family’s four-bedroom, 3,100-square-foot estate.