February 19th, 2013
08:19 PM ET

Newtown shooter Adam Lanza 'was obsessed' with mass murderers

New details are emerging about Adam Lanza and how spent his time in the lead up to the massacre that left 20 children and 7  adults dead.

A source with knowledge of the investigation tell CNN Lanza "was obsessed" with mass murderers.

One of those, according to CBS and The Hartford Courant, is Norwegian mass-murder Anders Brievik, who killed 77 people in 2011.

Reporters for the Hartford Courant and CBS also say a trove of violent video games were found in Lanza's basement and that he played them all the time.

OutFront tonight: Professor of Criminology at Northeastern University Jack Levin, and Harvard Medical School Psychologist, William Pollack.

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