Summary: unemployed first-grade schoolteacher and ex-wife of GE Energy Financial Services senior vice president and tax director Peter Lanza who was a self-described "Doomsday survivalist" and became an avid gun enthusiast as she led a reclusive life at an upscale West Connecticut neighborhood and became one of the first victims shot and killed by her troubled son Adam Lanza during the infamous Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting earlier this week.
Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting
Born: September 6, 1960
Died: December 14, 2012
Location: Newtown, Connecticut