Cruz still lived with the Sneads on Wednesday when he killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
“We had this monster living under our roof and we didn’t know,” Kimberly Snead told the Sun-Sentinel. “We didn’t see this side of him.”
The Sneads’ son invited Cruz to live with them last Thanksgiving after Cruz’s mother, who had adopted him, died of pneumonia, leaving him without parents.
They made Cruz buy a locking gun safe to put in his room. He had a handful of guns, including the AR-15 and two other rifles