Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones concedes Sandy Hook school shooting was ‘100% real’

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has testified that the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting was “100% real” and it was wrong to call it a hoax.The parents of a child killed in the shooting are seeking at least $150m (£123m) in a defamation trial brought against the prominent radio host.Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, the parents of slain six-year-old Jesse Lewis, testified during the two-week trial in Austin that Jones’ followers have harassed and sent them death threats for years in the false belief that they were lying about their son’s death.

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