Newtown School Closed ‘Indefinitely’ As Investigation Continues

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

There are no classes Monday at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn. and officials aren’t sure if the school will ever reopen.

Three days after a gunman killed 20 children and six adults there, state police Lt. Paul Vance said that it could be months before police turn the school back over to the district.

“We are holding both crime scenes, the school and a secondary crime scene, indefinitely,” Vance said at a news conference Monday in Newtown. “I don’t know how long that will be – I am suspecting months.”

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