A Texas jury on Friday sentenced Infowars' Alex Jones to pay the parents of a first-grader $49.3 million in total damages.

The first-grader  perished in the 2012 shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

The conspiracy theorist incorrectly claimed that the shooting was a government fabrication to strengthen gun control legislation in the United States.

The sum is less than Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis' $150 million request.

Jesse Lewis, the 6-year-old son of Neil and Scarlett, was one of the 20 children and six teachers who died in the bloodiest school massacre in American history.

The trial is the first time Jones has been made financially accountable for spreading false information about the Newtown, Connecticut, attack in 2012.

Jones described the $4.1 million in compensatory damages that the jury initially gave Heslin and Lewis as a huge triumph.

But in the two-week trial's final phase, the same Austin jury returned and added an additional $45.2 million in punitive penalties.

Jones testified earlier this week that any award exceeding $2 million would destroy us.

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