30/04/2014

Police Continue To Question Teen After Teacher Is Fatally Stabbed

Police investigating the murder of Leeds schoolteacher Ann Maguire are continuing to question a 15-year-old boy today.

Detective Superintendent Simon Beldon, who is leading the investigation, said: "The suspect remains in custody and will continue to be interviewed today. Last night we were granted an extension by magistrates which has given us additional time to question him today.

"Our enquiries are ongoing and we are still in the process of interviewing a number of pupils who witnessed the incident."

The victim was fatally stabbed by the teenager in front of pupils at Corpus Christi Catholic College on Monday.

(CD/JP)

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