In addition to firearms preparation, Nancy Lanza was also stockpiling food and water. Lanza’s aunt, Marsha, said Nancy Lanza spoke with her quite often about how she was preparing for the coming economic meltdown.
‘She told me she liked the single-mindedness of shooting,’ said Dan Holmes, who cared for Lanza’s garden.
‘I would ring the bell on the front door and she would come out the side and meet me,’ he said. ‘It was a little weird. It’s stranger now thinking back on what happened.’
Adam Lanza was described as a bright but troubled young man. His father is an executive for the financial firm Ernst & Young.