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Student indicted for teacher's murder

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 00:52

Nov. 22 - A teen is indicted for murder and rape in the death of his high school math teacher in Massachusetts. Linda So reports.

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Philip Chism is indicted for murder and rape in the death of his high school math teacher. Colleen Ritzer's body was found in the woods outside Danvers High School in Massachusetts last month. The indictment alleges Chism attacked his teacher in a second floor bathroom when she stayed after school to help him. SOUNDBITE: STUDENT SARAH CIRUOLO, SAYING: "You walk past the bathroom or classroom trains you back in and you think about why was it her." For students, the death of their beloved math teacher is still hard to comprehend. SOUNDBITE: STUDENT SARAH CIRUOLO, SAYING: "Whether I'm walking into school, walking out of school, or in between classes it always occurs to me why would he do this." SOUNDBITE: STUDENT KARA BEHEN, SAYING: "Every week, I talk with someone, a counselor at the school, talking about everything that has happened." Chism is also accused of stealing Ritzer's iPhone and credit cards. A motive for the murder remains a mystery.

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Student indicted for teacher's murder

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 00:52