T.J. Lane unbuttons his shirt during sentencing in Chardon, Ohio, March 19, 2013.

School Shooter TJ Lane Wears 'Killer' Shirt to Court, Flips Off Victims' Families

Teen was also wearing 'killer' shirt after murdering three Ohio students.

T.J. Lane unbuttons his shirt during sentencing in Chardon, Ohio, March 19, 2013.
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In a remarkable performance, 18-year-old murderer T.J. Lane gave his victims' families one last torment Tuesday, appearing in court with a smirk and a t-shirt boasting that he is a "KILLER."

Completely unfazed by an impending life-in-prison sentence, Lane unbuttoned a collared blue dress shirt to reveal his pride in murdering three students in Chardon, Ohio, on February 27, 2012.

Lane extended a middle finger toward victims' families during the sentencing hearing.

"I am in pain every minute of every day. I am so mad. I cry everyday," the mother of murdered 16-year-old Daniel Parmertor told Lane, WOIO reports.

Residents sign guest books for the families of students killed in a school shooting, on the one-year anniversary of the shooting in Chardon, Ohio, Feb. 27, 2013. (Mark Duncan/AP)

"You don't deserve to be called human," she added. "You are a monster. You are a weak, pathetic, vile coward."

Lane, who confessed to police that he had fired 10 shots using a relative's .22 caliber Ruger handgun, pleaded guilty last month to three counts of aggravated murder and two counts of attempted murder. His attorneys had previously said he suffers from auditory hallucinations and depression.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported last month that when police arrested Lane after the shooting, he was sitting in a ditch wearing a "wet and muddied" shirt with the word "killer" written on it.

"Remorse is lacking," Judge David Fuhry noted Tuesday as he handed down three sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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