A Missouri middle school student who was stabbed during a fight in the boys’ bathroom has died and another student has been charged in juvenile court with murder, Your Content has learned.
Eighth grader Manuel Guzman, 14, passed away from stab wounds after being stabbed inside the bathroom of Northeast Missouri School on Tuesday.
Another male student, who remains unnamed, was charged Wednesday in juvenile court with murder, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.
The school was placed on lockdown and closed for the rest of Tuesday, but school officials said classes resumed Wednesday.
A school board member said that students usually walk through metal detectors in the morning before attending their first set of classes.
Many teachers and school parents also don’t understand how the juvenile passed through the machines, or if he ever did in the first place.
Police have not disclosed a possible motive for the stabbing but the case remains ongoing,‘according to The Daily Mail.