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Massachusetts teacher killed, student in custody

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 00:47

Oct. 23 - Massachusetts authorities say a Danvers high school teacher was found murdered and a teenage student has been taken into custody. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) A teenager is the key suspect in the killing of a Massachusetts high school teacher, authorities confirmed on Wednesday. The 14-year-old suspect, a student at Danvers High School had been reported missing on Tuesday, and was found walking along a major road and has been taken into custody. The suspect, whose name has not been revealed, is expected to be arraigned for murder according to Essex County District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett. The body of Colleen Ritzer, a math teacher at Danvers High school was discovered in the woods behind the school. Police say they also found blood in a bathroom inside the building. Blodgett says police searched the area after it was reported that the 24-year-old teacher didn't come home from school, and didn't answer calls on her cell phone.

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Massachusetts teacher killed, student in custody

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 00:47