Massachusetts Teacher Murdered, Student Suspected

Published 10/24 2013 10:48AM

Updated 10/24 2013 10:50AM

(NBC News) A Massachusetts high school teacher is dead and a 14-year-old student is charged with her murder.

It happened in the Boston suburb of Danvers.

The body of 24-year-old math teacher Colleen Ritzer was discovered last night near the school.

Family members reported Ritzer missing late last night.

Police came to the school and found blood in a bathroom.

A short time later, they discovered Ritzer's body in woods behind the school.

14-year old Phillip Chism is charged with Ritzer's murder.

He, too, had been reported missing by family and friends.

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