In search of Dawn.

Cinderella's Broom

Where lie the remains of Dawn Lafferty Hochsprung, former principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School, reported to be slain by Adam Lanza during the Sandy Hook massacre of December 2012?

The answer isn’t found in Mrs. Hochsprung’s obituary, which lists the burial site as “unknown.”

We hit another impasse in a Huff article about Mrs. Hochsprung’s funeral on December 19, 2012. We’re told that it took place at Munson-Lovetere Funeral home in Woodbury, Connecticut, but the funeral and burial were “private.”

That left us with our assignment, one that took us to Broadalbin in Fulton County, New York during two trips earlier this year. Broadalbin is where George and Dawn Hochsprung built their dream home prior to the massacre.

It seemed as good a place to begin as any. As aging Sandy Hook researchers, we were tired of Newtown, Woodbury and the looming haunts of Fairfield Hills. The search…

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