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A police report claims 19-year-old ex-pupil Nikolas Cruz has confessed to the Valentine's Day gun massacre at a Florida school. His defence lawyer has said Cruz is a "broken human being" after the attack which claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parklands. These statements were empathetic and well-intentioned, but a prosecutor may try to use them against Cruz himself, whose defense options are diminishing as more information emerges about the shooting and his past.