Alex Jones was ordered to pay over $45 million in punitive damages to Sandy Hook's parents. A Texas jury found out on Friday.
This development comes a day after a jury ordered Jones to pay his $4.1 million in compensatory damages.
The conspiracy theorist and Infowars founder was sued by the parents of her six-year-old boy who was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. An adult was killed -- was a hoax, he said, which he now believed was "100% real."
Parents sued Jones for his $150 million.
Punitive damages totaled his $45.2 million, and total damages awarded amounted to his $49.3 million.
Alex Jones walked out of the Travis County Courthouse and followed him with the media. was interviewed. On August 3, 2022, in Austin, Texas, attorney Mark Bankston was questioned under oath over texts and emails.
Attorneys representing the Sandy Hook family , said in court on Thursday that he intends to turn over his two years worth of Jones texts. A message to the House committee investigating Jan. 6 after being mistakenly provided to him by Jones' attorney.
"I have been asked to hand them over. Unless you tell me not to, I certainly will," Mark Bankston told the judge,1 It said it had been asked by the commission on June 6 to hand them over. that's all.
A source familiar with the matter said the commission and Bankston were in contact about receiving the message, he told ABC News.
Bankston revealed on Wednesday that Jones' attorney accidentally sent him two years' worth of texts to him.
Bankston referred to an "intimate message with Roger Stone" which he said was neither "confidential" nor "trade secret." He said "various federal and law enforcement agencies" had contacted him about the information. Ston said.
A case involving Jones will be announced next week as more Sandy Hook families try to hold him accountable for the lie he said the 2012 massacre was an actor's hoax. , will be before his two judges in Connecticut.
Alex Jones walked out of the Travis County Courthouse and followed him with the media. was interviewed. On August 3, 2022, in Austin, Texas, Mark was questioned under oath over his messages and emails texted by his Bankston attorney.
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A plaintiff killed in the 2012 massacre, a child's next of kin, an educator, and one of his first responders successfully sued Jones for defamation and charged him with the shooting. Trying to hold him financially responsible for his comments.
The damages phase, he said, is scheduled to begin on September 6, with 15 plaintiffs testifying about the extreme emotional distress they suffered as a result of Jones' allegations.
It is estimated that it will take three to four weeks to present evidence in court for damages. The family has not disclosed the asking price.
He is scheduled for August 10th at 2:00 pm.
Earlier the same day, a Connecticut judge is scheduled to hold a hearing in the conduct of Jones' attorney, Norm Pattis, who has filed a medical and psychiatric complaint against Sandy Hook. Jones' family of Texas attorneys accused of violating confidentiality rules by sharing records.
Meredith Deliso and Matthew Fuhrman of ABC News contributed to this report.