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14-year-old student held without bail in slaying of Danvers High teacher (Massachusetts)
Boston Globe ^ | October 23, 2013 | John R. Ellement, Kathy McCabe, Peter Schworm and Martin Finucane

Posted on 10/23/2013 11:10:47 AM PDT by Zakeet

A 24-year-old Danvers High School teacher has been found dead, and a 14-year-old boy is being held without bail on a charge of murdering her.

Math teacher Colleen Ritzer’s body was found in the woods behind the school, said Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett.

Philip D. Chism was ordered held without bail at his arraignment this afternoon in Salem District Court. Judge Matthew Nestor approved funds for a mental competency evaluation. Chism is to be tried as an adult; a probable cause hearing was slated for Nov. 22.

Chism had been reported missing Tuesday after he did not return home from school. Ritzer was reported missing at about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday when she did not return home and did not answer her cellphone.

Police searched the school and found blood in a second-floor bathroom. Ritzer’s body was found later behind the school, Blodgett said in a news conference this morning at the high school.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 0bamasson; blackkk; colleenritzer; massachusetts; murder; philipchism; school
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To: Zakeet

What is it with these shooting lately? Some by accident (at least allegedly), and some intentional. Last week the Middle School shooting somewhere in the Mountain states I think.

Society is breaking down fast.


2 posted on 10/23/2013 11:16:24 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Jesus Christ is not a religion. He's the Truth.)
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To: Zakeet
Very definitely Obama’s son.
3 posted on 10/23/2013 11:16:53 AM PDT by twister881
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To: Zakeet

Wait...I am very confused.....this must be the wrong picture of the killer they put in the story...

It supposed to be a white male with conservative tea party parents...

Not a SOB... (son of Obama)


4 posted on 10/23/2013 11:18:47 AM PDT by Popman (Liberal wars are about killing people for humanitarian reasons...)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Bad guys always go where guns are banned. When is the last time you heard of a mass shooting at a police station or a gun range?


5 posted on 10/23/2013 11:20:21 AM PDT by pfflier
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To: MichaelCorleone

shooting? where does it say she was shot? i couldn’t find it.


6 posted on 10/23/2013 11:21:38 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: twister881
Well at least she didn't have a gun to defend herself with! </sarc>
7 posted on 10/23/2013 11:21:59 AM PDT by Gamecock (Many Atheists take the stand: "There is no God AND I hate Him.")
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To: MichaelCorleone

According to other news sites this was a stabbing. Point remains the same, but at least the gungrabbers can’t seize on this one.


8 posted on 10/23/2013 11:22:01 AM PDT by organicchemist (Without the second amendment, the first amendment is just talk)
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To: twister881

“Very definitely Obama’s son. “

Ears aren’t big enough


9 posted on 10/23/2013 11:22:25 AM PDT by thorvaldr
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To: MichaelCorleone

“What is it with these shooting lately? “

How do you know this case is a shooting?


10 posted on 10/23/2013 11:22:28 AM PDT by Batman11 (Obama is not American.. he has no clue what it is to be American.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

I think I read earlier that the weapon was a knife.


11 posted on 10/23/2013 11:23:31 AM PDT by pax_et_bonum (Never Forget the Seals of Extortion 17 - and God Bless Americad)
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To: pax_et_bonum

I heard on the radio a few minutes ago that it’s believed she was stabbed to death.


12 posted on 10/23/2013 11:24:59 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: pax_et_bonum

Yes, early accounts said that she was stabbed to death, hence the blood at the scene.


13 posted on 10/23/2013 11:25:34 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Zakeet

Surprise.


14 posted on 10/23/2013 11:25:57 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: organicchemist

Hate-crime charges should be added, but I’m not holding my breath.
And I read elsewhere it was a stabbing, no gun involved.


15 posted on 10/23/2013 11:27:10 AM PDT by Radagast the Fool (At my signal, UNLEASH PALIN!!)
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To: Popman

Probably not unlike the one that murdered the Sparks, Nevada school teacher just the other day.

Their culture is broken and dangerous.


16 posted on 10/23/2013 11:27:51 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: twister881

No Press Gaggle yet with 0bama declaring that if he had a son, he would look like the murderer.


17 posted on 10/23/2013 11:28:01 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie ("So the minimum plan for obamacare is 100 bucks a month I like you Obama but nigga I'm broke")
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To: MichaelCorleone

Shooting?
Where?


18 posted on 10/23/2013 11:28:21 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: Zakeet

ABC news has a video. Doesn’t look quite so “Trayvon”.

http://abcnews.go.com/US/massachusetts-teen-charged-adult-stabbing-death-danvers-teacher/story?id=20656240


19 posted on 10/23/2013 11:29:46 AM PDT by Gadsden1st
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To: Zakeet

What the hell is wrong these days.

If I hear this was anything other than a kid getting back at a teacher that pissed him off, and I will puke.


20 posted on 10/23/2013 11:31:26 AM PDT by Vermont Lt ( 1-800-318-2596, Mr President.)
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To: Zakeet

I notice it says “blood in second floor bathroom” but doesn’t make mention if it was a staff bathroom, men’s room, or ladie’s room.
Probably because they don’t want too much info out in the press, though it will get there anyway due to people IN the school talking.


21 posted on 10/23/2013 11:32:17 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: pfflier

“Bad guys always go where guns are banned. When is the last time you heard of a mass shooting at a police station or a gun range?”

Not even out Navy SEALs are safe at our gun ranges. Remember Chris Kyle?

These people are evil and we must protect ourselves everywhere.


22 posted on 10/23/2013 11:32:18 AM PDT by Oliviaforever
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To: Zakeet

How is a juvy being pictured and named? Have the guilty white libs gone wild? Has Obama and sons jumped the shark?


23 posted on 10/23/2013 11:32:33 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: MichaelCorleone

Assault and murder nothing in the story said shooting


24 posted on 10/23/2013 11:32:53 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Zakeet

It’s time we quit protecting juveniles...the current crop is far more dangerous than those of the past. My generation used to roll up a pack of cigarettes in our shirt sleeve; those of this generation would cut your heart out and eat it without blinking.


25 posted on 10/23/2013 11:35:34 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Zakeet

Knifed her in the lav and dragged her to the woods.By himself, scrawny looking kid.


26 posted on 10/23/2013 11:38:30 AM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: MichaelCorleone

Update: Danvers High School math teacher Colleen Ritzer, 24, of Andover, was stabbed to death sometime Tuesday night. Her body was later discovered in the woods near the school.


27 posted on 10/23/2013 11:42:18 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Zakeet

I think a little teacher student hankie.pankie is invovled. after hours.


28 posted on 10/23/2013 11:48:32 AM PDT by Gasshog (Welcome to the United States of Stupidos!)
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To: t1b8zs

He is 6’, some big star athlete.


29 posted on 10/23/2013 11:48:48 AM PDT by moehoward
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To: pfflier

The Terminator


30 posted on 10/23/2013 11:53:35 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: who knows what evil?

Yeah no kidding.

When I graduated high school back in ‘91, our school was pretty much open in that after hours the doors would be locked.

I went back to visit a few of my former teachers while on leave before I shipped out overseas to Germany not even two years after I graduated, and the school was like a virtual fortress... Mag locked doors that you needed a swipe card, or had to hit the call button to get buzzed in. The front office had countertop to ceiling bullet proof glass installed, there was an armed police officer on campus, as well as metal detectors at the main entrance.

All because of some social experiment by the liberals that said that innercity children were not getting the same quality education as those of us in the suburbs. So to level the playing field, they started bussing innercity ‘utes out to the ‘burbs and what happened in my town as a result was a 1000% increase in gang activity. And once the roaches check in, they don’t check out until everything around them is destroyed.


31 posted on 10/23/2013 11:54:04 AM PDT by 2CAVTrooper (Impeach 0bama)
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To: junta

Charged as an adult.


32 posted on 10/23/2013 11:54:05 AM PDT by informavoracious (Root for Obamacare and healthcare.gov failure!)
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To: kcvl

Why was she there at night?


33 posted on 10/23/2013 11:55:55 AM PDT by AppyPappy (Obama: What did I not know and when did I not know it?)
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To: pfflier

Continuum


34 posted on 10/23/2013 11:56:52 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: informavoracious

Still he is 14 and while if he is guilty he deserves the hot shot I’m still going to guess that his “community leaders” are going to throw a racial tantrum over the adult part of this.


35 posted on 10/23/2013 11:57:42 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Zakeet

She was probably forcing the young boy to have sex and he was so revolted that he killed her. (sarc)


36 posted on 10/23/2013 11:58:42 AM PDT by faucetman ( Just the facts, ma'am, Just the facts)
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To: Zakeet

Check his birth certificate — he looks older than 14.


37 posted on 10/23/2013 12:02:28 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Zakeet
A more recent picture of the alledged perp.

14-year-old Philip Chism was charged with killing math teacher Colleen Ritzer, 24 - who was found dead behind the school late Tuesday.@DANVERSPOLICE VIA TWITTER

14-year-old Philip Chism was charged with killing math teacher Colleen Ritzer, 24 - who was found
dead behind the school late Tuesday.




38 posted on 10/23/2013 12:14:25 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: AppyPappy

14 years old and 6 foot 2 inches!


39 posted on 10/23/2013 12:15:53 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: camle; MichaelCorleone; pfflier

Reports earlier today on local news indicated the teacher was stabbed. Not shot.


40 posted on 10/23/2013 12:16:30 PM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (So Obama "inherited" a mess? Firemen "inherit" messes too. Ever see one put gasoline on it?)
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To: Gadsden1st

The Daily Mail UK has lots of photos of the perp, his mother and the victim.


41 posted on 10/23/2013 12:16:55 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Bratch
alledged = alleged
42 posted on 10/23/2013 12:17:27 PM PDT by Bratch
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To: BunnySlippers
Link to Mail Online article.

They report that he beat her to death in the bathroom and used a recycling bin to wheel her body out of the school.
43 posted on 10/23/2013 12:22:33 PM PDT by PA Engineer (Liberate America from the Occupation Media. No Blood For Ego!)
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To: junta

“How is a juvy being pictured and named?”

Was charged as an adult.


44 posted on 10/23/2013 12:24:28 PM PDT by GIdget2004
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To: AppyPappy

Dedicated young teachers often hang late.
I know I was a PT night janitor in a local school.
They would too often NOT notify you of there presence and freak you out when you entered spaces.


45 posted on 10/23/2013 12:25:45 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: Zakeet

A candlelight vigil will be held this evening...a Red England tradition. They SHOULD be building a gallows in the school parking lot, but that would be ‘insensitive’.


46 posted on 10/23/2013 12:32:41 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: BunnySlippers
14 years old and 6 foot 2 inches!

I was 5' 11" at 14. Stopped at 6' 2" at age 22. Now I'm back to 6' 1" at 40-something-or-other...

47 posted on 10/23/2013 12:39:58 PM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Has anyone seen my tagline? It was here yesterday. I seem to have misplaced it.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

The circumstances indicate he could have been stalking her. I’m guessing there will be some revelations of sexual assault.


48 posted on 10/23/2013 12:40:46 PM PDT by pfflier
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To: t1b8zs

He wasn’t at practice at 4. Assuming something was happening at that time, how did he get her out of the school without anyone seeing? Here, our high school is full of kids until about 9 pm due to after school practices, clubs, study hall, detention and kids just hanging out.


49 posted on 10/23/2013 12:48:51 PM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Bratch

Daily Mail has other pictures of him and he sure looks older than 14 in those.


50 posted on 10/23/2013 12:49:02 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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