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Infowars founder Alex Jones will pay $45.2 million in punitive damages to the parents of a first-grader killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.

Alex Jones of InfoWars speaks to reporters outside a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the use of social media platforms by foreign influence operations on Capitol Hill on September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC.

Alex Jones of InfoWars speaks to reporters outside a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on the use of social media platforms by foreign influence operations on Capitol Hill on September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC.
(Drew Engerer)

The verdict comes a day after the student’s parents were ordered to pay $4.1 million in restitution earlier this week.