Danvers teacher Colleen Ritzer Murder Two Days After Mike Landberry Death In Nevada School Shootout Triggers Debate On Violence In American High Schools
By Staff Writer | October 24, 2013 04:31 AM EDT
The murder of Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer, two days after the death of another educator Mike Landberry in Nevada School shootout, has sparked debate surrounding safety and violence in American High Schools.
Like Us on Facebook
The dead body Colleen Rizer, 24 year old high school math teacher was found behind the school on Tuesday morning. The police had been alerted late Tuesday night at 11.20 PM after Ritzer did not return from school.
The suspect in the murder cases is a 14 year old student who was also reported missing the same night. Police located the juvenile early Wednesday morning on Route 1 and took him into custody. The identity of the accused and his parents has been disclosed on ethical grounds.
Meanwhile, all the public schools in Danvers remain close on Wednesday. A computer generated call intimated the parents and students about the sudden holiday and the reason behind it.
Earlier this week on Monday, October 21, 2013 Mike Landberry, a math teacher at Sparks Middle School in Nevada was shot dead by a 12 year old student who opened fire on his batch mates. Two students were also wounded.
The gun bearing student killed himself after shooting the Mike Landberry, a former Marine who had served in Afghanistan and Kuwait.
Parents and students are aghast at the incident and have expressed concern regarding the growing incidence of violence in high schools that jeopardizes the life of students as well as teachers. Concerns and condolences poured over Twitter whole day.
Rest in peace Colleen Ritzer, you will be missed pic.twitter.com/tIfh7O2bjl
— Darsie Peterson (@PetersonDarsie) October 24, 2013
Meanwhile, Colleen Ritzer's family has requested privacy in the matter even as the media is flooded with reports and speculations over the probable reason why she was murdered and what punishment will be meted out to the accused juvenile.
© 2015 KpopStarz. All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.
Tagged : world news
Latest Photo Gallery
Trends 03.31.15 | 10:13AM EDT
After news that Jinwoon and Seulong had followed in Changmin's footsteps and left JYP Entertainment leaving only Jo Kwon behind, all four members of the K-pop ballad group left messages to their concerned fans on their official fancafe.
Concert / Event 03.31.15 | 09:15AM EDT
Girl group miss A's member Suzy spoke up about her relationship with actor Lee Min Ho herself.
K-Pop Crossover: 2NE1's CL Performs Alongside P. Diddy And Skrillex At Ultra Music Festival Before Her Solo Debut [VIDEO]
With her debut coming up, 2NE1's Lee "CL" Chaerin put her name into the stratosphere by performing alongside names like P. Diddy, Skrillex and Justin Bieber recently.
April will see big comebacks from some of the biggest Korean acts, beginning in earnest on March 30, when both miss A and EXO release their first albums of 2015.