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Jury awards $45.2 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones Sandy Hook trial

Summary by Ground News
The total is less than the $150 million sought by Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis. Lewis' 6-year-old son Jesse Lewis was among the 20 children and six educators killed. Jones still faces two other defamation lawsuits from Sandy Hook families. An economist testified Friday that Jones and the company are worth up to $270 million.
Jury awards $45.2 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones Sandy Hook trial
13 days ago·Austin, United States

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2012 Sandy Hook Massacre: InfoWars’ Alex Jones Fined $45.2Mn for Punitive Damages

Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, separated parents of slain 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, testified that followers of Jones harassed them and sent them death threats for years in the false belief that they were lying about their son's death in the Dec. 14, 2012, shooting that killed 20 children and six staff at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut

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Reuters

Jury awards $45.2 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones Sandy Hook trial

U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a 6-year-old boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre $45.2 million in punitive damages - on top of $4.1 million in compensatory damages already awarded - for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, a Texas jury decided on Friday.

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The Guardian

Alex Jones ordered to pay $45.2m in punitive damages to Sandy Hook family

Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis had demanded $150m for the conspiracy theorist’s lies about the Sandy Hook shooting

13 days ago·London, United Kingdom
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CBC News

Jury orders Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents $45.2M in punitive damages

A Texas jury on Friday ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook parents an additional $45.2 million US in punitive damages over his false claims that the shooting was hoax.

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Jury awards US$45.2 million in punitive damages in Alex Jones Sandy Hook trial

U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones must pay the parents of a six-year-old boy killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre US$45.2 million in punitive damages, on top of $4.1 million in compensatory damages already awarded, for falsely claiming the shooting was a hoax, a Texas jury decided on Friday.

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