In the death of a 17-year-old student, Dylan Thomas Pountney, 19, is charged with first-degree murder. The police said on Monday the student was stabbed in her school in Edmonton. A man escaped. He has been found Around noon, police say, in the backyard of a nearby home. The death of the student was a homicide; officials say she and her attacker knew each other.
The superintendent says, “This loss will be felt deeply throughout the Christ the King School community.” The victim, identified as Jennifer Winkler,17, has a growing memorial at the school, according to her father. According to the officials, the school will be kept open throughout the week to support students who need trauma management counselling.
Leduc Mayor Bob Young shares his condolences, adding, “This isn’t something that they’re going to deal with just overnight. This is going to last for weeks”.
“Our thoughts and prayers remain with them today,” depart school authority.
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