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Teacher found slain outside high school in Massachusetts

A teenager is accused of killing a female teacher whose body was found overnight behind a high school in Danvers, Mass. The Danvers Herald reports that the body of Colleen Ritzer, 24, was found in the woods behind Danvers High School. Ritzer taught math at the school. A 14-year-old boy is facing murder charges. Ritzer was reported missing, and blood was discovered in a second-floor bathroom of the school late Tuesday night. Her body was discovered later in the woods behind the high school.

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