Adam Lanza’s family expresses their ‘heartfelt sorrow’ for the community

Posted at 10:38 PM, Dec 15, 2012
and last updated 2012-12-15 22:39:45-05

KINGSTON, N.H. (WTVR) – As investigators are trying to piece together what happened during Friday’s mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, Adam Lanza’s family members extend their condolences to the community.

Both the Lanza family and Champion family released a statement Saturday regarding the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

A press conference was held in Rockingham County, N.H. where Adam Lanza’s mother, Nancy Lanza, grew up. 

Rockingham County Sheriff Michael Downing read the statement on the families’ behalf.

“The family of Nancy Lanza share the grief of a community and a nation as we struggle to comprehend the tremendous loss that we all share. Our hearts and prayers are with those who share in this loss,” the statement read. “On behalf of Nancy’s mother and siblings we reach out to the community of Newtown and express our heartfelt sorrow for the incomprehensible and profound loss of innocence that has affected so many.”