Washington 5th graders accused of plotting to kill female classmate, others

  1. Washington 5th graders accused of plotting to kill female classmate, others students

    Court documents released Wednesday give disturbing details about how and why two northeast Washington fifth-grade boys planned to kill a female classmate along with other students, reports CBS affiliate KREM.

    The young suspects, 10 and 11, were arrested at Fort Colville Elementary School on Feb. 7 after a fourth grader apparently saw one of them playing with a knife on the bus and told a school employee.

    The employee, Richard Payette, searched the fifth-graders' bags found a 3.25 inch knife, an ammunition clip and a .45 caliber semi-automatic pistol in the 10-year-old's bag. School employees notified the Colville Police Department. ...

    ... Court documents state the 11-year-old said he and the 10-year-old were planning to kill the girl "because she was really annoying," KREM reports. The 10-year-old said he had been in a "short dating relationship" with the girl.

    According to KREM, the 11-year-old also told a teacher the names of more students they were going to target. ...

    http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_1...hers-students/
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  2. 1 Comments

  3. by   leslie :-D
    how on earth do children learn to hate like this?
    it totally boggles my mind.
    i do wonder if these kids are products of their environment?

    i cannot think of anything more tragic than a tainted and broken child.

    leslie

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