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December 18th, 2012
05:39 PM ET

Dr. Oz: Research shows brains of mass killers are anatomically different

As the people of Newtown, Connecticut say goodbye to their loved ones killed in Friday's shooting spree, law enforcement officials continue to investigate the perpetrator behind the massacre.

School resumes for Newtown students as new details surface in investigation

Twenty-year-old Adam Lanza first killed his mother, and then 26 others, and then finally ended his own life.

The Connecticut Chief Medical Examiner H. Wayne Carver told reporters Tuesday toxicology tests are under way to determine whether Lanza had medication in his system.

Carver says he was told Lanza had been diagnosed with Asperger's syndrome, but says he doesn't know whether he was correctly diagnosed. Still, he points out that such a diagnosis would have nothing to do with Lanza's violent behavior.

Newtown shooting puts spotlight on mental illness

Mehmet Cengiz Oz, the host of Dr. Oz, a daytime medical show, visited Newtown on Friday night and has been weighing in on how families should deal with behavioral health and mental illness.

Dr. Oz joins Erin Burnett to discuss Adam Lanza as well as ways to deal with children who have mental illness.

Tune to Erin Burnett OutFront on CNN.


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