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Sandy Hook Parents: Alex Jones Claims Created 'Living Hell'

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Parents of Sandy Hook victim received death threats after Alex Jones branded mass shooting as ‘hoax’

The parents of a child who died during the Sandy Hook school shooting have said that Alex Jones’ claims put them through “living hell.”

Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, who lost their six-year-old son Jesse, told the jury on 2 August that they experienced death threats, harassment, and trauma as a result of Jones’ comments.

The founder and host of far-right radio show InfoWars had already been found liable for defamation for claiming the school shooting was a “hoax” to gain “power or money.”

Heslin and Lewis are seeking $150m in damages.

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