Officials confirm father of Sandy Hook shooting victim took his own life

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It’s now been determined that Sandy Hook father, Dr. Jeremy Richman, took his own life earlier this week.

The State Medical Examiner’s Office announced the confirmed cause of death on Wednesday morning.

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Richman’s daughter, Avielle, was one of the 20 children and 6 adults murdered in the Sandy Hook tragedy in December of 2012.

After his daughter’s death, Jeremy Richman dedicated his life to mental health research and awareness by co-founding The Avielle Foundation.

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