Nikolas Cruz, the Florida school shooter, befriended the mother of a Sandy Hook victim.


YouTube NEW Fox News articles can now be heard on audio! According to Nikolas Cruz’s defense attorney, the mother of a 6-year-old kid killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting atrocity in 2012 and Cruz had developed an odd bond.

In her opening statement, Melisa McNeill informed the jury that Cruz and Scarlett Lewis, whose son perished in the Connecticut school shooting that left 26 people dead, had been communicating frequently via video visits to the jail.

In Cruz’s sentencing hearing, McNeill opened the defense’s case by saying, “You will hear through those discussions that {she} and Nick are trying to find a method to avoid this from ever happening again.”

Cruz, 23, admitted guilt to 17 counts of first-degree murder last October after starting a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that resulted in the deaths of 14 students and three staff members.

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Nikolas Cruz, 23, in court Monday, Aug. 22, 2022, at his penalty trial.

Cruz’s sentencing for the massacre on February 14, 2018, will be decided by the jury at the trial in the Broward County Circuit Court in Fort Lauderdale.

McNeill pointed at Cruz and stated, “Cruz is the one who is responsible for this great sorrow. I stand before you now in a situation filled with overwhelming anguish, excruciating grief, fury and trauma.”

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She argued that mitigation is not a defense. She continued by saying that we needed to comprehend who committed the crime.
She told the jury that he was “a wounded human being and that’s why these things happened” before describing his severely chaotic upbringing to them.

Sandy Hook victim's mother, Scarlett Lewis, has been in regular communication with Nikolas Cruz, it was revealed in court Monday, Aug. 22, 2022.

Brenda Woodard, his mother, was a drug addict who lived on the streets, misused alcohol, cocaine, and worked as a sex worker when she was carrying him.

Nikolas “was poisoned in the womb because he was blasted with all of those things, and as a result, through no fault of his own, his brain was irreparably ruined,” McNeill testified in court.


Cruz was adopted by Linda and Roger after his birth, but they soon realized he was unlike other youngsters.
He had fetal alcohol syndrome, antisocial personality disorder, and profoundly hindered behavioral and scholastic development, she claimed.

Nikolas Cruz's lawyer, Melissa McNeill, delivering her opening statement Aug. 22, 2022.

The couple adopted Zachary Cruz, Cruz’s biological brother, two years later. Cruz, then 5 years old, saw his father have a heart attack and pass away.

As a single parent struggling to make ends meet, his mother made alarming choices, such as allowing her unstable son to purchase his first pistol two years before to the tragedy.