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Student killed in stabbing at Kansas City, Mo., middle school

April 12, 2022
Two boys were fighting in a bathroom at Northeast Middle School when one stabbed the other; a suspect has been charged with murder.

A student has been fatally stabbed in a bathroom fight with another student at Northeast Middle School in Kansas City, Mo.

Police were called to the school Tuesday morning after a security guard found two boys inside a bathroom fighting each other, reports WDAF-TV.  Investigators said one of the students stabbed the other student with a knife.

UPDATE (April 13): Kansas City police have identified the victim as Manuel J. Guzman, 14.

The Kansas City Star reports that another student has been charged as a juvenile with first-degree murder, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon

Police have not said if a motive for the stabbing had been determined.

Northeast Middle has students in seventh and eighth grade.

Video from WDAF-TV:

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