The Newtown Delegation Mourns Passing of Jeremy Richman

Posted on March 25, 2019 by Greg MacKinnon


NEWTOWN – State Representatives Mitch Bolinsky, J.P. Sredzinski and Raghib Allie-Brennan, and State Senator Tony Hwang issued the following statement on Monday regarding the unexpected passing of Sandy Hook resident, Jeremy Richman.

“We are shocked and saddened, as is the whole community, by this tragic news. After losing their daughter on December 14, 2012, Mr. Richman and his wife, Jennifer Hensel, dedicated their lives to the Avielle Foundation, becoming a force in the support of brain-health, research, advocacy, and making the world a better place. Jeremy’s accomplishments were an inspiration to many and we will miss him. Please join us in keeping his family in our thoughts and prayers as we grieve his loss.”

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