A judge heard arguments and testimony Friday as defense lawyers seek to have a teenager’s police confession that he killed his math teacher kept out of his trial.
Lawyers for the Danvers High teen charged with raping and killing his high school math teacher want to have his police confession dismissed as evidence.
The family of a Danvers teacher said Wednesday the past year has been “very difficult” as they marked the first anniversary of her death.
A judge has denied a request to have a Massachusetts teenager tried as a minor in the rape and murder of his math teacher.
Philip Chism is charged with raping and killing 24-year-old Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer in October.
The family of a high school teacher murdered in Danvers lashed out after a second similar attack was detailed on Wednesday.
Philip Chism, of Danvers, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday in Suffolk County Juvenile Court.
Philip Chism allegedly tried to strangle a female staff member at the Metro Youth Services facility on Harvard Street in Dorchester on June 2.
The first college scholarships named in honor of slain Danvers High School math teacher Colleen Ritzer have been awarded to six seniors from the school.
Accused murderer Philip Chism is in serious trouble with the law again.