A new report shows missed opportunities in stopping Adam Lanza, the gunman who killed his mother, 20 Sandy Hook Elementary School students, six staff members, and then himself in 2012.
The Connecticut Office of Child Advocate says it seems Lanza and his parents didn't seek mental health treatment for him after 2008, nor was there sustained input from any mental health providers after 2006, The Washington Post notes.
Lanza's mother and educational team agreed to manage his disabilities, rather than treat them, the report finds. It's believed Lanza was anorexic, anxious, obsessive-compulsive, depressed, and suicidal, but not psychotic. One of the report's more chilling statements: His obsession with violence largely went ignored for years.