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Gunman’s computers may be key in Connecticut school shooting investigation
Yahoo, The Lookout ^ | 12/16/12 | Jason Sickles

Posted on 12/16/2012 12:22:46 PM PST by EBH

For a young man who has been described as withdrawn from the outside world, Lanza's computer room is likely a gold mine for detectives, a veteran law enforcement source familiar with the investigation told Yahoo News.

"If he visited certain websites, they are going to glean whatever information they can from that and see what it means," said the source, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because he is not authorized to discuss the investigation publicly. "Does he have friends he communicates with online? Was there a fight with somebody?"

Lt. J. Paul Vance with the Connecticut State Police told reporters Sunday morning that investigators are scrutinizing the guns Lanza took to the school, including the semiautomatic military-style rifle the state's medical examiner said was used in the school killings.

"The weaponry involved, we are tracing historically all the way back to when they were on the workbench being assembled," Lt. Vance said.

However, he declined to discuss what else has been recovered from the Lanza home.

"Simply stated, we have a great deal of evidence that we're analyzing," Lt. Vance said. "The forensic part is an important part. That's not done yet."

While the gunman is thought to have acted alone, the law enforcement source said a deep dive into Lanza's computers could provide more clues.

"You don't know if this kid was put up to this by somebody else," the source said. "You don't know if there was a conspiracy of sorts. You don't know if there wasn't somebody who wasn't goading this kid on."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: adamlanza; adamlanzafb; guncontrol; lanza; newtown; phonyadamlanzafb; sandyhook; secondamendment
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Interesting that they are hinting he may have been goaded into this action...
1 posted on 12/16/2012 12:22:50 PM PST by EBH
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To: EBH

I wish they’d make up their minds, yesterday they said the rifle wasn’t used.


2 posted on 12/16/2012 12:25:27 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: EBH

The key will be what prescriptrion drugs hw was on.


3 posted on 12/16/2012 12:25:55 PM PST by DManA
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To: EBH

CBS News’ Bob Orr reported Sunday morning on “Face The Nation” that police found two smashed computers in the home. Law enforcement authorities have collected the computer pieces to see what information might be retrieved.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-201_162-57559442/the-brief-enigmatic-life-of-mass-murderer-adam-lanza/


4 posted on 12/16/2012 12:26:10 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: EBH

It won’t come to light but I have a feeling he was manipulated by either in person or online by the OWS group.

Nothing else some people may very well be scrubbing his past history on the web because the trigger is coming from way up high.


5 posted on 12/16/2012 12:27:44 PM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: EBH

Casey Anthony googled about making poison and they never brought it up at trial...


6 posted on 12/16/2012 12:30:09 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Eye of Unk

I am thinking the “Prepper” movement might play into it as we’ll. the “Aunt” did not come off well in her interview...


7 posted on 12/16/2012 12:33:13 PM PST by ace2u_in_MD (You missed something...)
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To: GeronL

In this case there won’t be a trial.

But...if someone goaded him this could get pretty messy.


8 posted on 12/16/2012 12:33:40 PM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: GeronL

Unless there is another actor, there will not be a trial...


9 posted on 12/16/2012 12:34:14 PM PST by ace2u_in_MD (You missed something...)
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To: ace2u_in_MD; EBH

If they were leftist sites/goaders we’ll likely never hear about it


10 posted on 12/16/2012 12:35:24 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: jimbo123

As long as the platters on the drives are intact, and he didn’t secure while the data, they’ll be able to retrieve a lot of it...

Wanna destroy data? Microwave your HD...


11 posted on 12/16/2012 12:37:13 PM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: GeronL

True ...if it was someone like OWS etc.

But, it could have also been a highschool prank being played on the social inept kid. While face to face interactions may have been difficult for him, internet may be not so much?


12 posted on 12/16/2012 12:43:00 PM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: EBH

With the way the MSM Propaganda media works these days....I’ll say $10 easy they “Find” or (Place) web history and user accounts for pretty much every Enemy of the left.


13 posted on 12/16/2012 12:45:06 PM PST by jakerobins
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To: EBH

The police will investigate and find out all the details. Then they’ll lock the files away and that will be the end of it.

Of course, people want to know what caused this. We already know in a general way, but there may be significant details that we don’t know.

But the only possible reason why any of it might be made public would be if they decide that others were accomplices in this crime, because they knew about it but did nothing to stop it. And even there, they could simply plead ignorance and say that had no idea he would really DO it.

I seriously doubt whether they will try to blame or prosecute anyone else, although I suppose they have to check all the loose ends.


14 posted on 12/16/2012 12:45:23 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Eye of Unk

We’ll never know the entire story, here. This is for “their” one cause and one cause only: total gun control. Everything irrelevant and tangential will be *sanitized*.


15 posted on 12/16/2012 12:46:39 PM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: EBH

16 posted on 12/16/2012 12:48:47 PM PST by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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To: GeronL

Yes they did bring it up, the Mom said she did the search due to her dog; afraid her dog would get poisoned. Then they found out Mom was at work at the time search was done...


17 posted on 12/16/2012 12:49:55 PM PST by Engedi
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To: EBH

Eric the red and America’s KGB knockoff (DHS), would not be looking for terrorists by association, would they?

Well, as long as the shooter was not a Democrat, Muslim or communist, guilt by association of in military service (vets are all potential terrorists because McVeigh was a vet) is a-ok. So I guess it is okay here, too. Look out goths.


18 posted on 12/16/2012 12:50:29 PM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: EBH
"The weaponry involved, we are tracing historically all the way back to when they were on the workbench being assembled," Lt. Vance said.

Why? What's the point? They know who LEGALLY purchased these guns.

What a waste and what a bunch of dumb basses.

19 posted on 12/16/2012 12:53:37 PM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: EBH

I recall watching a report that a man wearing camouflage pants and dark jacket was picked -up by police in some woods near the school when the shooting was taking place. Don’t know if true and if the guy was involved. Just haven’t heard anymore about it. There was also mentioned in news articles that there was a “secondary “ shooting in NJ. Haven’t heard anymore about that either.


20 posted on 12/16/2012 12:54:29 PM PST by virgil
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To: EBH

The closest you can ever get to actually looking into a person’s mind is to look into that person’s computer.


21 posted on 12/16/2012 1:14:43 PM PST by DJ Taylor (Once again our country is at war, and once again the Democrats have sided with our enemy.)
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To: EBH
Interesting news alert this morning in Bartlesville, OK.

Police arrested a young man who was trying this same thing in one of the Bartlesville Schools. He tried to get some of his friends involved and one of them turned him in.

Connection? I don't know, but with the Online Gaming, there is a possibility. These kids get to befriending each other, then private emailings maybe. Discuss their plans, you do it, I'll do it. Just a thought.

22 posted on 12/16/2012 1:17:26 PM PST by annieokie
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To: EBH
Interesting news alert this morning in Bartlesville, OK.

Police arrested a young man last FRIDAY, who was trying this same thing in one of the Bartlesville Schools. He tried to get some of his friends involved and one of them turned him in.

Connection? I don't know, but with the Online Gaming, there is a possibility. These kids get to befriending each other, then private emailings maybe. Discuss their plans, you do it, I'll do it. Just a thought.

23 posted on 12/16/2012 1:18:21 PM PST by annieokie
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To: annieokie

Sorry for the double post, left out FRIDAY in the first post. lol


24 posted on 12/16/2012 1:19:36 PM PST by annieokie
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To: wolficatZ

Is that accurate?


25 posted on 12/16/2012 1:20:43 PM PST by LdSentinal
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To: EBH

Link to the Bartlesville, Ok. mass murder plot at a school last Friday.

http://www.topix.com/city/bartlesville-ok


26 posted on 12/16/2012 1:23:59 PM PST by annieokie
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To: wolficatZ

Does that tattoo or writing on his wrist say “I want... die”?

Now, see, isn’t it amazing how the msm somehow managed to find the most freaky pictures of him to put out to the world but these two show him as the average teenager.


27 posted on 12/16/2012 1:26:24 PM PST by bgill (We've passed the point of no return. Welcome to Al Amerika.)
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To: EBH

in

Gunman’s computers may be key in Connecticut school shooting investigation, EBH wrote:

“Interesting that they are hinting he may have been goaded into this action...”

I read that his dad was involved with LIBOR in some way; was he supposed to testify about it at some time or something like that?

(The Colorado Batman shooters dad was also connected to LIBOR)


28 posted on 12/16/2012 1:31:29 PM PST by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57 returning after lurking since 2000))
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To: annieokie

Interesting...


29 posted on 12/16/2012 2:16:15 PM PST by EBH (0bama is guilty of willful neglect of duty.)
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To: WildHighlander57

Yow !!!!my mortgage is connected to the LIBOR!!!


30 posted on 12/16/2012 2:51:38 PM PST by ninonitti
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To: LdSentinal

“Is that accurate?”

That’s from his real FB page that was deleted, the pic on the left is what he actually looked like closest to the shootings.

The other two I guess are for comparison to prove it’s him on the left.

Time will tell if this is authentic, they can’t keep using 5-7 year old pics on the news.


31 posted on 12/16/2012 2:56:56 PM PST by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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To: wolficatZ

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anarchist_communism


32 posted on 12/16/2012 3:00:20 PM PST by wolficatZ (Hey blue states....Got Food?)
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To: LdSentinal

I wondered the same. Is that his photo now? If it is he gained a whole lot of weight and looked so bloated. I bet he quit taking some kind of meds.


33 posted on 12/16/2012 3:05:51 PM PST by dforest
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To: EBH
“You don't know if this kid was put up to this by somebody else,” the source said. “You don't know if there was a conspiracy of sorts. You don't know if there wasn't somebody who wasn't goading this kid on.”

note: his father is a big shot in finance as well as the batman theater shooter's father, Holmes. Both are to testify soon in the libor international rate scam, 16 banks and 3 trillion dollars. bells should be going off what a coincidence
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19199683

http://newsworldwide.wordpress.com/2012/12/16/breaking-news-ct-school-shooter-killer-link-to-libor-scandal/

34 posted on 12/16/2012 3:07:52 PM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: EBH

What’s the status on the supposed 2nd gunman captured in the woods?


35 posted on 12/16/2012 3:08:18 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: virgil

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuhbCOqIaC4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6BsyNEJ8EQ


36 posted on 12/16/2012 3:09:12 PM PST by ronnie raygun (bb)
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To: Travis McGee
Considering comments from another thread, maybe something of interest? Despite my reply with different guesses, I can't help but suspect the situation a little, too.

While the gunman is thought to have acted alone, the law enforcement source said a deep dive into Lanza's computers could provide more clues.

"You don't know if this kid was put up to this by somebody else," the source said. "You don't know if there was a conspiracy of sorts. You don't know if there wasn't somebody who wasn't goading this kid on."



37 posted on 12/16/2012 3:55:23 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop

Undoubtedly there is an email on his computer from somebody whose uncle’s brother in law is a Tea Party member.

It will take a while to get the story put together.


38 posted on 12/16/2012 3:59:09 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: WildHighlander57
Hi, WildHighlander 57:

What is LIBOR, please.

TIA.

39 posted on 12/16/2012 3:59:20 PM PST by hummingbird
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"I read that his dad was involved with LIBOR in some way...(The Colorado Batman shooters dad was also connected to LIBOR)"

LIBOR: The London Interbank Offered Rate?


40 posted on 12/16/2012 4:04:48 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: EBH

There is a video on youtube taken by MSM helicopter showing the cops arresting two men outside of the school (one was captured in the woods after a foot chase). No word from LE who these two were. At the time of arrest the shooter was already dead in the school with the victims. Like the Colorado shooter of the movie theater, both shooters have exec fathers who are scheduled to testify in the LIBOR fixing scandal that is rocking the banking community in US and EU. Coincidence or smoking gun??!!!!


41 posted on 12/16/2012 4:06:34 PM PST by Fee
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To: dforest

Actually massive weight gain IS a side effect of a lot of psych meds - zyprexa, depakote, etc.


42 posted on 12/16/2012 4:09:45 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: EBH

It is way too easy to plant evidence or lose evidence on a HD. No way is the truth going to come from any of these fishing expeditions.


43 posted on 12/16/2012 4:12:33 PM PST by wrench
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To: ronnie raygun; Travis McGee; TigersEye; MileHi; RandallFlagg
Whoa! Thanks, ronnie raygun! Alright, Travis McGee, your mention of a theoretical possibility has more of my attention. It's looking really interesting now, with the extreme judicial sealing of the Jokerboy case and all.

ronnie raygun commented:
"note: his father is a big shot in finance as well as the batman theater shooter's father, Holmes. Both are to testify soon in the libor international rate scam, 16 banks and 3 trillion dollars. bells should be going off what a coincidence

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-19199683

http://newsworldwide.wordpress.com/2012/12/16/breaking-news-ct-school-shooter-killer-link-to-libor-scandal/


44 posted on 12/16/2012 4:12:48 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Red Steel
Ping of interest, especially comment #34?


45 posted on 12/16/2012 4:14:56 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: familyop

That’s an interesting and eerie connection.


46 posted on 12/16/2012 4:18:09 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: familyop

My guess is it just shows that high powered executives often are wedded to the job and don’t pay a lot of attention to their kids.

He must have gotten cleaned out in the divorce though, when the reporters informed him about the shootings, the story said he was driving a Mini Cooper.....


47 posted on 12/16/2012 4:22:35 PM PST by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: nascarnation

...or at least an interesting choice of car. Many folks with interesting political leanings drive those. Thanks.


48 posted on 12/16/2012 4:27:19 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: EBH

Think the media would have reported on his political views if his Facebook page said Tea Party instead of Anarchist Communism?


49 posted on 12/16/2012 4:34:59 PM PST by allblues
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To: nascarnation

I agree with you, but on some of the ADHD drugs, my grandson may have Aspergers, has taken, he gained weight when taken off the meds.

I noticed in those earlier pics of Adam, he was very skinny, like my grandson.


50 posted on 12/16/2012 4:35:23 PM PST by dforest
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