Naples Daily News by Brett Murphey
February 19, 2018
FORT LAUDERDALE – A judge ordered the release of a state investigation into allegations of abuse and neglect in the home of Nikolas Cruz, accused of killing 17 people in last week’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.
“If there were shortcomings,” Broward Circuit Court Judge Charles Greene said Monday, “the public has the right to know.”
The report would normally be kept confidential, but Greene said Cruz by “his own actions” waived that right to privacy. The State Attorney’s Office did not object to the records’ release.
“This case has been publicized not just throughout the state or throughout the country,” Greene said of the massive public interest, “but throughout the world.” [READ MORE]