Teacher stabbed to death in Leeds school

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a female teacher was stabbed to death at school in Leeds.






The member of staff at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in Neville
Road, Leeds, was taken to hospital for treatment but was pronounced
dead.West Yorkshire Police were called to the scene by the ambulance service at 11:48am.

Police detectives said a 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the incident. He is currently being held in custody.

Detective
Superintendent Simon Beldon, from West Yorkshire Police Protective
Services (Crime), said: “We would like to reassure people that this has
been an isolated incident and there is no ongoing risk to pupils or
staff at the school.”The situation is under control and officers,
including safer schools officers and members of the local neighbourhood
policing team, are currently at the school and are liaising closely
with staff. “The rest of the school is continuing to operate as
normal and we would ask that parents do not attend the site unless
directly requested to do so by the school.“Our enquiries are at a
very early stage but the full circumstances of this incident will
obviously be the subject of a full and thorough investigation,” he
added.