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Geneticists attempt to find answers to shooting in Adam Lanza's DNA

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In the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, CT, media, citizens, and police alike have searched for an answer to perpetrator Adam Lanza's violence. Now, ABC reports that Connecticut Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver has asked geneticists from the University of Connecticut to look at Lanza's DNA, likely for abnormalities that could provide a clue to his behavior. In some ways, it's a continuation of studies on psychopathy and the genetic components to mental illness. In others, it's a perhaps futile search for answers when other avenues have failed to produce results.

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