Father of child killed in Sandy Hook massacre dies of apparent suicide

Jeremy Richman, who was found at the city's town hall building, had been in Florida recently speaking at an anti-violence summit not far from Parkland.
1:44 | 03/25/19

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12 rifles with the stocks were in the Las Vegas hotel room where a gunman killed 58 people. And from parkland Florida, we reported about the young graduate who took her own life. The family says he had survivor's guilt. News of a second student, apparent suicide as well. And from Connecticut tonight, the father of a 6-year-old who was killed in sandy hook element school has taken his life too. Here is Victor Oquendo. Reporter: Tonight the grief-stricken father of a child killed in the sandy hook massacre apparently taking his own life. Flowers at the front door of the Newtown, Connecticut, town hall where 49-year-old Jeremy Richman had an office. His body found there Monday morning. Just last week Richman was in Florida speaking at an anti-violence summit not far from parkland where two survivors of the massacre there apparently committed suicide within days of each other. Police say one student was found dead Saturday, less than a week after, 19-year-old former student Sydney Aiello, apparently comitting suicide. Aiello's mother says her daughter struggled with survivor's guilt and PTSD. Listen to your teachers. Listen to your parents. Reporter: Counselors and community leaders led an emergency meeting Sunday. The mayor saying that while there is concern the two suicides could lead to more, it is more dangerous not to discuss what happened. We just have to keep talking to each other and really come together as a community. Reporter: The memorial outside stonman Douglas continues to grow. They are doing what they can to reach the students but that is difficult with the school on spring break. Thanks to you. And it's fortunate remind everyone at home, there is help out there. The suicide prevex lifeline on the screen. 1-800-273-8255 and counsellors are always there to help.

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