First Selectman Pat Llodra has issued a brief announcement concerning the impending release of 911 calls related to the Sandy Hook School shootings on December 14, 2012. The announcement states that pursuant to action of the court on Monday, November 25, the recordings of will be released according to the following procedure:
Recordings being released will only include dispatches from Newtown Police Department.
Recordings will be distributed on disc after 2 pm December 4, at the offices of Cohen & Wolf, 158 Deer Hill Avenue in Danbury, according to Town Attorney David Grogins who is a member of the firm.
Several hours after Newtown's announcement about the recordings, State’s Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III said he will not seek Appellate Court review of the Superior Court decision denying his application for a stay of the release of recordings of the 911 calls.
Mr Sedensky said in a statement that “After consultation with the Office of the Chief State’s Attorney and the attorney for the Town of Newtown who is a party to the appeal in the Superior Court, we have decided not to pursue an appeal on the denial of the application for a stay.”
Anyone with questions regarding the release of the recordings should contact Mr Grogins at 203-792-2771; or Nate Zezula, also at Cohen and Wolf, at 203-749-5579.
This report was updated Monday afternoon with information from the State's Attorney's office.