Thursday, October 24 2013 12:21 PM EDT2013-10-24 16:21:07 GMT
(WHDH/WBZ/POOL/FACEBOOK.COM/DANVERS POLICE DEPT/CNN) - A moment of silence was observed for Colleen Ritzer at Fenway Park during the World Series last night. Too many questions surround the young mathMore >>
A moment of silence was observed for Colleen Ritzer at Fenway Park during the World Series Wednesday night.More >>
Wednesday, October 23 2013 10:38 PM EDT2013-10-24 02:38:10 GMT
DANVERS, MA (RNN) - A 14-year-old boy has been accused of killing a high school math teacher in Massachusetts. Colleen Ritzer's, 24, was reported missing on Tuesday and authorities found behind DanversMore >>
A 14-year-old boy has been charged in the death of a high school math teacher in Massachusetts.More >>
(WBZ/CNN) - Philip Chism, the 14-year-old student charged in the slaying of Danvers, MA, high school teacher Colleen Ritzer, allegedly used a box cutter to kill her, law enforcement sources close to the investigation told CNN.
Chism, a student in one of Ritzer's classes, is accused in her death.
A source close to the investigation told CNN that Ritzer was killed inside Danvers High School's second floor bathroom at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Law enforcement sources said Chism followed Ritzer in and punched her a few times before using the box cutter to kill her.
The sources allege Chism later rolled her body out in a recycling bin, before dumping her in the woods behind the school.
The sources told CNN the suspect changed his clothes after the alleged attack.
Chism was arraigned Wednesday and charged with murder.
He was ordered held without bail.
So far, investigators have no clear motive for the killing.