public of the ugly and horrific nature of the tragedy.
"When people forget about it they do nothing," said Barden. Commenting on the snapshot they've gotten into Lanza's life, Barden remembered his own son's kindness and said Daniel used to sit with the lonely kids in class.
"I think if there were a Daniel Barden in Adam Lanza's class this may not have happened," he said.
Nicole Hockley, the mother of slain first-grader Dylan Hockley, was among family members who were briefed.
"I haven't spent a great deal of time pouring through them," she said. "Everything I learn about the investigation is painful because it reminds me of the pain of that day and that Dylan and the others aren't ever going to come back."
"I'm much more focused on the need for change," said Hockley. "The search warrants contents aren't as important."
Danbury State's Attorney Stephen Sedensky asked Judge John F. Blawie to seal certain information, including the identity of a witness and undisclosed items obtained during the searches, for another 90 days.
Not included in the search warrants released Thursday by Sedensky was material suggesting what the state police or other law enforcement agencies have done to collect information about Lanza's computer use from companies such as those that provided telephone and Internet service to his home.
Information from Internet service providers may prove valuable when the destruction of computer hard drive makes the retrieval of data from computer hard drives difficult or impossible.
Authorities have released little information about the state police investigation, which they've said is not expected to be completed until June. State police have been criticized recently for attending several national police conferences and revealing details of the investigation at those functions.
Sedensky also released a report Thursday indicating that he has ordered state police to stop releasing information.
The biggest leak came two weeks ago when Col. Danny Stebbins attended a conference and told a group of police chiefs that investigators found a 4-foot by 7-foot spreadsheet with a detailed listing of mass murderers, including how many they had killed and what weapons they had used.
There is no reference to the spreadsheet in the search warrants. The only evidence revealed Thursday is that police found one New York Times article about the mass murder at Northern Illinois University in 2008 where five people were killed and 21 injured when a gunmen opened fire in a school auditorium.
Law enforcement sources have told The Courant that police subsequently also found articles about Norway mass murderer Anders Breivik, who killed 77 people in 2010. Police theorize that Lanza chose the Sandy Hook Elementary School because it would offer a high target opportunity to kill people quickly.
But sources said that is only as theory and that nothing has been recovered specifically indicating Lanza's motive or intentions. Police did find several journals belonging to Adam Lanza in a closet in the home as well as his drawings. That is also where they found the one report card from the Sandy Hook Elementary School, which Lanza attended as a child.
Sedensky said in his report that police recovered from Lanza's body
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