Town of Newtown asks judge to throw out wrongful death suit
July 2, 2017
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The town of Newtown and its Board of Education asked a judge to throw out the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of two children killed during the Sandy Hook shootings in December 2012.
The lawsuit, filed in state Superior Court in January 2015, alleges security measures at the school weren't adequate when Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 first-graders and six educators. Among other things, it cites that classroom doors could not be locked from the inside.
The lawsuit was brought by the estates of 6-year-olds Noah Pozner and Jesse Lewis. The other victims' parent...