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Police Release Names of 20 Children, Six Adults Killed in Newtown

Connecticut State Police released the following list of names and dates of birth for 26 people who perished on Friday, Dec. 14 2012 during and after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Connecticut State Police have released the names of 20 children and six adults killed Friday in the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Please use this space, in the comment thread, to remember the deceased and to express support for their families.

Newtown Patch is continually updating information on what organizations have set up charities, funds and services to help those who lost loved ones in the shooting.

What follows is a list of the deceased, including names and dates of birth, supplied by state police. If police update this information, those updates will be reflected here.

Charlotte Bacon, Feb. 22, 2006

Daniel Barden, Sept. 25, 2005

Rachel Davino, July 17, 1983

Olivia Engel, July 18, 2006

Josephine Gay, Dec. 11, 2005

Ana M. Marquez-Greene, April 4, 2006

Dylan Hockley, March 8, 2006

Dawn Hochsprung, June 28, 1965

Madeleine F. Hsu, July 10, 2006

Catherine V. Hubbard, June 8, 2006

Chase Kowalski, Oct. 31, 2005

Jesse Lewis, June 30, 2006

James Mattioli, March 22, 2006

Grace McDonnell, Nov. 4, 2005

Anne Marie Murphy, July 25, 1960

Emilie Parker, May 12, 2006

Jack Pinto, May 6, 2006

Noah Pozner, Nov. 20, 2006

Caroline Previdi, Sept. 7, 2006

Jessica Rekos, May 10, 2006

Avielle Richman, Oct. 17, 2006

Lauren Rousseau, June of 1982

Mary Sherlach, Feb. 11, 1956

Victoria Soto, Nov. 4, 1985

Benjamin Wheeler, Sept. 12, 2006

Allison N. Wyatt, July 3, 2006

Troy December 17, 2012 at 05:31 PM
The tragic events are what the Bible describes as the 'last days.' 2Tim.3:1-5 "this know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come(KJV)" But there is hope that these events will never happen again. Revelation 22:1-4 promises "and death will be no more(Douay-Rheims Catholic Bible)"
BELVA THOMAS December 17, 2012 at 06:14 PM
The pain and suffering is unimaginable. They are all in my prayers.
Pamela December 18, 2012 at 01:45 AM
This dispictable act has ripped my heart apart. Although I did not personally know any of the victims, I am grieving as though they are one of my own. Our whole nation is grieving with you. May God Bless you and help you through the difficult days ahead.
Mike Biesecker December 18, 2012 at 02:14 AM
How can anyone continue to pray to god after he allowed this tragedy to occur? What is it going to take for people to open their eyes? You create your own destiny in this world.
Jerry Kassel December 18, 2012 at 02:28 AM
Jerry K I've been praying for the parents and loved ones of the all the lives taken from them so needlessly. I hope that God hears there grief and stays with them until the pain passes from them. I hope that they have other family members that will be there to console them. May God watch over us all.
Linda P December 18, 2012 at 02:36 AM
We will remember.
DrGrace J. Gniazdowska PsyD PhD December 18, 2012 at 02:48 AM
I am offering free private grief counseling to the families of victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. Please contact me. drgraceg@sensualmentality.com or you may speak with me on yahoo chat graceg1971a I am free to come to your home (like Dr. Hank does on Royal Pains) or you may come to me. I am in Trumbull. Please contact me for information. Dr Grace P.S. I am posting in several posts, so that the victims families, or friends of these families may find it easily.
Marc Grinnell December 18, 2012 at 03:14 AM
I would like to think that Newtown will be our last mass shooting but there will be others. We need to fix our gun violence problems in America now. When we have lost more people at home than we have fighting two long wars during the same time fame. than we have a problem. I could not think of a more fitting tribute to those lost in Newtown. Conn on 12/14/12 than to end this gun violence. I think God is telling us we need to take care of the problem !
Meatnugget December 18, 2012 at 03:51 AM
Saying prayers for everyone affected. Unbelivble Love and prayers from hopatcong nj.
Kala Lynn Murry December 18, 2012 at 06:19 AM
I am sorry that your love ones are not with you guys for christmas or birthday or anything like that it is going to be hard for a long time i know that if it was one of my family or my kids i wold not want to have a christmas this year and my heart gos out to everyone who die that day thank you Kala Murry
Lisa Rousseau December 18, 2012 at 12:16 PM
I believe as a nation, we all have a plethora of emotions for the community and what you will be challenged with in the coming weeks. My thoughts and prayers are with all victims families and loved ones in this time of such sadness and disbelief. There are no words to express the sadness that comes to us as a Nation during this horrific tragedy. I want to express how very sorry I feel to the entire community of Newtown. You will forever be in my thoughts and prayers. I pray for you to find peace and comfort to help cope through these incalculable losses. My sincere condolences from Dudley, MA.
Felando Clark December 18, 2012 at 05:15 PM
I can't stop the tears from falling. Please continue to keep these babies in ur heart and conscience!!!
Jennifer Marshall December 18, 2012 at 05:20 PM
I can't stop thinking about those precious babies and the amazing teaching professionals who were so brave and heroic in the face of such evil. Praying for Newtown, for the victims and families, the first responders, and the entire community. Wrapping them in prayer and love from Virginia.
Jerry Kassel December 19, 2012 at 07:53 PM
This is a perfect spot for this comment, it hopefully will be read by millions. There are to many guns in our country for gun control, even if our ignorant law makers address gun control or take our gun rights away from us there will still be millions of guns in the hands of criminals. When a shooting such as this has happened in our past many times the guns were taken from the persons own home or a relatives. If this woman had a safe all these innocent children and teachers would still be looking forward to christmas. So I say GUN OWNERS YOU MUST BE MORE RESPONSIBLE YOU MUST BUY A SAFE FOR YOUR GUNS AND DO NOT ALLOW ANYONE TO HAVE THE COMBINATION that will prevent a lot of accidents ( kids find there dads gun and play cowboys with there friends ) and will also prevent horrible days such as these for us to always remember. I'm still praying for all the family members who lost a loved one. May GOD bless your christmas. Jerry
Carlos Walcott December 20, 2012 at 01:20 PM
I wrote a poem for this sadness that I would like you to read and share. http://caramieandtheboyz.wordpress.com/2012/12/18/i-am-in-heaven-now-mommy-a-poem-influenced-by-the-sandy-hook-elementary-school-shooting/
A. S. M. December 21, 2012 at 11:06 AM
God Bless these little souls who must be enjoying the best time with Jesus, but bless the teachers as well for all they did to save all they could. It can happen anywhere and anytime. I'm a mom with a teenager who wasn't raised with guns it knifes but does have mental illness. This could be my son as well. With Intermittent Explosive Disorder, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, and severe Bipolar Disorder just to name a few. I've been at the end of his wrath so has been my youngest son as well. He doesn't think he's wrong the rest of the world is. I said all that to say, I don't blame his mother for not being a great mom, heck I'm a stay at home in your business checking your friends mom and look at what I face. So I am beyond sorry for all these lives. I pray I'm not the next mom of one of these killers. Lord, speak to the hearts and minds all over this world to drop to their knees and pray for peace today!!!!! I add please pray for mom's like us who do all we can including pyschiatry and trying to force drugs in him so that we may have the knowledge to keep our kids from being another one of these men. Lord please give peace to all the families who will suffer for the rest of their lives because of this man! Thank you Jesus for all you can, will, andal already have done. Love... Any Mom in the World
jbvtme December 21, 2012 at 02:08 PM
A.S.M. please watch this video. it was made for folks like you. good luck. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDlH9sV0lHU
aziah miller December 23, 2012 at 09:52 PM
they will forever and always be in our hearts god bless the families let us pray for the victims
joyce norman December 24, 2012 at 02:54 PM
These little ones will be celebrating christmas with Jesus this year. They had so much to give and so much more ahead of them to experience. How sad that one sick person can do so much harm. They will be forever in our hearts and minds.
Azenede December 30, 2012 at 08:12 AM
I want to say I am 14 and my name is azenede.m an I go to Davis hills middle school I feel so bad for the 20 kids the was killed in that mess I hate the fact that someone with a mind like that would have the nerve to even pull the trigger at those little ones I wish it would have never had to happen that way every time I thank about these 20 kids and 6 adults that had died to the parents of those kids remember this and come from my heart there's a praise on the inside that we can't keep to our self my school Davis HIlls MIddle School made snowflakes with little prayers on them I just thought y'all should know we thank about your kids as If they where ours we cried at school when we herd about wat happen to the little ones. Moms Dads keep this saying in your heart this is coming from your kids god has a pear of wings up here for me and that fit me well am ok he just taking care of us until yo get here love you always your kids. That a message from your kids please keep that in mind I love you all. P.S my name is azenede.m Huntsville,al Davis HIls Middle School
amber latrice parker January 01, 2013 at 06:54 PM
and that crazy dood now that christmas was coming soon wi did he do that mess that messed up and i'm only 9 years old they want get to see 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 grade and college that sad t feel bad for there lost .
amber latrice parker January 01, 2013 at 06:55 PM
and that crazy dood now that christmas was coming soon wi did he do that mess that messed up and i'm only 9 years old they want get to see 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 grade and college that sad t feel bad for there lost .
Kelly Otter January 06, 2013 at 07:24 PM
This is beautiful!! God's Grace be with you all!
Shirley Parker January 07, 2013 at 04:20 AM
As a mimi of nine grandchildren I cannot imagine the pain the familes are going through. I am very lucky to still have all of mine. We do have two that have disablites but that is nothing to losing a child. A mimi in Oklahoma
Martha M. January 13, 2013 at 10:37 AM
Please go see Pastor Clive (and wife, Ruth) Calver at Walnut Hill Community Church in Bethel, CT. (203) 796-7373 if you need grace and real comforting love.
Anon'Sha January 16, 2013 at 06:44 PM
It's sad that 26 innocent people had to die to advance a governments political agenda.........
TheVinnieAD January 17, 2013 at 05:25 PM
Cartoonist Stephan Pastis did a really nice memorial... http://www.gocomics.com/pearlsbeforeswine/2013/01/14
bettye adams January 18, 2013 at 04:58 PM
i have never heard of such harsh behavior and i just wanted to say to everyone in new town Connecticut that everyone in Texas wishes you the very best of all
yazmin January 24, 2013 at 01:13 AM
Im so sorry ... but because this happend i tought it would be a good idea to write 100 of names of the kids who didn't make it to 2013 we have a project due and mine has all of these names at the top..
Girll49 April 08, 2013 at 10:57 PM
Im sooooo sorry and still hurting from this tragedy. I literally cried for about 5 hours. My mom told me in the car, i was BALLING!! I'm still crying and thinking how sad it is. I feel bad for the parents who just got their son/daughter good christmas gifts and now she will never get them. My friends cousins lost a friend that day. I cried especially when the two kids who died in the hospital said "Mommy all my friends are covered in blood and won't wake up" Sooo said. My prayers and love goes out to all of the people still suffering this tragedy. Love all of you <3<3<3<3<3

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