Crews Demolish Home of Newtown Shooter

Crews have demolished the home of the man who killed 20 first graders and six staff members during a shooting rampage in Newtown in December 2012.

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Police tape stretched across the front yard of the Lanza residence on December 19, 2012 in Newtown, Connecticut. Adam Lanza shot his mother Nancy Lanza before he killed 26 others, including 20 children, at Sandy Hook Elementary School. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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This is what the property looks like on Tuesday, March 24, the day after the house was demolished.
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Last month, First Selectwoman Pat Llodra said Manafort Brothers, a construction company with ties to the town, agreed to demolish the house for free as a way to honor the victims of the shooting.
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Manafort's offer was expected to save about $30,000 that Newtown planned to spend with money from an insurance fund set aside for costs associated with the shootings, the News-Times reports
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All that remains at 36 Yogananda Street in Newtown is lot of land, which is expected to remain as open space.
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