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Piers Morgan Slams Connecticut M.E.: ‘Extremely Disrespectful,’ ‘Totally Inappropriate Laughing’

Dr. Wayne Carver, the medical examiner for Newtown, Connecticut gave a press conference Saturday afternoon describing his findings in the devastating tragedy thus far and at times, displayed nervous laughter. Carver was quickly slammed on Twitter by several spectators and media personalities, including Piers Morgan.

Morgan tweeted angrily about the “extremely disrespectful press conference going on with #Newtown medical examiner,” and cited his “totally inappropriate laughing, joking with media.”

Detailing his “disgust”, Morgan said the medical examiner was “showboating” and “should be kept well away from cameras in the future.”

Among the details gleaned at the press conference were that each of the 20 children murdered were shot multiple times. The weapon used was primarily the suspect’s previously reported Bushmaster .223, a rifle. The medical examiner also told waiting reporters that the children he examined will all be ruled homicides and that they all were first-graders.

The Sandy Hook police department also released the names and ages of the 26 victims killed in Friday’s shooting. The list included all 20 first-grade children, as well as six adults.

The full list is as follows, via ABC:

Charlotte Bacon, 6
Daniel Barden, 7
Rachel Davino, 29
Olivia Engel, 6
Josephine Gay, 7
Ana Marquez-Greene, 6
Dylan Hockley, 6
Dawn Hocksprung, 47
Madeline Hsu, 6
Catherine Hubbard, 6
Chase Kowalski, 7
Jesse Lewis, 6
James Mattioli, 6
Grace McDonnell, 7
Anne Marie Murphy, 52
Emilie Parker, 6
Jack Pinto, 6
Noah Pozner, 6
Caroline Previdi, 6
Jessica Rekos, 6
Avielle Richman, 6
Lauren Russeau, 30
Mary Sherlach, 56
Victoria Soto, 27
Benjamin Wheeler, 6
Allison Wyatt, 6

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