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Report: Pa. Man Claimed To Be Newtown Shooter's Uncle

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Federal authorities busted a local man who was allegedly impersonating the uncle of the gunman who opened fire inside Sandy Hook Elementary School, a website reports.

According to TheSmokingGun.com, Jonathan Lee Riches, who has been living in West Chester, showed up at a memorial site in Newtown, Conn., claiming to be Adam Lanza's uncle.

The 35-year-old was arrested a few days later for violating his probation for conspiracy and wire fraud.

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