Neighbors said that the mother always took great pride in her Colonial-style house, and always kept her home tidy.
'I just don't know, and I can't make a comment right now,' Dorothy Hanson, 78, said in a shaky voice as she started to cry.
At the meeting, Milas said, Adam Lanza's brother Ryan said a few words in support of the adviser, who he said had taken his brother under his wing.
Lanza and his mother, Nancy, lived in a well-to-do part of Newtown, a prosperous community of 27,000 people about 60 miles northeast of New York City.
There are preliminary reports a students father, who is believed to be 20-years-old and from New Jersey, was the shooter.This afternoon, I spoke with Governor Malloy and FBI Director Mueller.I offered Governor Malloy my condolences on behalf of the nation, and made it clear he will have every single resource that he needs to investigate this heinous crime, care for the victims, counsel their families.Son Ryan lives in Hoboken, New Jersey Sandeep Kapur, who lives two doors down from the Lanza family in Newtown, said he did not know them and was unaware of any disturbances at the Lanza house in the three years that he and his family have been in the neighborhood.He described the area as a subdivision of well-tended, 15-year-old homes on lots of an acre or more, where many people work at companies like General Electric, Pepsi and IBM.
A troubled 20-year-old loner with a history of autistic behavior is the monster behind a horrific shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people, including 20 children, dead on Friday.