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No drugs, alcohol found in US gunman

22 May 2013, 08:39

Hartford - An official says toxicology tests on the Newtown school shooter's body did not turn up any alcohol, illegal drugs or prescription medication.

Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot 20 first-graders and six educators at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in the US on 14 December before killing himself.

He also killed his mother at their Newtown home before going to the school.

An official close to the investigation said on Tuesday that toxicology tests on Lanza were negative for alcohol, drugs and medication.

The official also said some victims' families had been notified of the test results.

Authorities haven't revealed whether Lanza had been prescribed medications and haven't suggested a possible motive for the massacre.

- AP



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