In the middle of class, a 16-year-old student killed his Spanish teacher in France

French CRS police officers stand next to CRS vehicles in front of a secondary school. (Photo by Bertrand GUAY / AFP) (BERTRAND GUAY /)

A student 16-year-old man fatally stabbed his Spanish teacher50 years old, at school Saint Thomas of Aquino of Saint Jean de Luzin it french basque countrythe government indicated.

The events took place shortly before 10:00 a.m. inside the private Catholic teaching establishment, judicial sources added.

The teacher received first aid at the scene but did not survive the injuries sustained. The minor was immediately arrested and is in the Gendarmerie premises.

According to the channel bfmtv, the young man suffered from psychiatric problems and assured that he heard voices before stabbing the teacher. The minor had no criminal record.

The government spokesman, Olivier Veránsent a message of support to “the entire educational community” and confirmed that the Minister of Education, Pape Ndiaye, is heading to the school, which he plans to arrive in the next few hours.

The attack took place this morning and, although the authorities have not yet established an exact reason, sources quoted by French public television point out that the alleged attacker, arrested after the events, has declared that was possessed before the attack.

The security forces have dismantled the threat after the arrest of the only person responsible, who would have acted in full class. The teacher gave Spanish classes at the center.

The Minister of Education, Pap N’Diayeplans to travel to San Juan de Luz as a gesture of solidarity, reports franceinfo.

“I can confirm that there was a knife attack and that the victim has just died,” he told the police. AFP The prosecutor Jerome Bourrier.

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French police CRS (Compagnies Republicaines de Securite) stand in front of a secondary school. (Photo by Bertrand GUAY / AFP) (BERTRAND GUAY /)

The student was detained, according to firefighters.

According to the news website Actu.frwho revealed the information, the victim is about fifty years old.

When the emergency services arrived, I was in cardiorespiratory arrest and they couldn’t revive her.

according to the newspaper south westthe victim was a Spanish teacher who taught students who are about 15 years old.

Apparently, the perpetrator of the fatal assault burst into the classroom with a knife and violently attacked the teacher.

The French Minister of Education, Papa Ndiayedeclared himself “extremely affected” by the death of the teacher and will visit the scene.

“I can hardly imagine the trauma that this represents at the local level and, in general, at the national level,” said the government spokesman, Olivier Verán.

On September 13, 2022, a 15-year-old student stabbed a teacher in the throat in a Institute of Caen, Normandy (north).

The 63-year-old victim was discharged from the hospital a few days later. The student was charged at the end of September and admitted to a medical center.

(With information from EFE, AFP and Europa Press)

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