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.
Thousands gathered Sunday morning to remember Danvers High School teacher Colleen Ritzer.
The Danvers High School boys’ basketball team plays New Mission Saturday in Lowell in the Division 2 North Final.
A 15-year-old Massachusetts boy charged with killing his math teacher is returning to court Thursday for arraignment on a second rape charge.