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REPORT: Teen with Clarksville Roots Killed Teacher with Box-Cutter, Watched Movie After

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FOX News--The 14-year-old student who authorities say murdered a beloved math teacher at a Massachusetts high school admitted to police that he slashed her throat with a box cutter, a source told

Philip Chism, the suspect, told police that he followed Colleen Ritzer into the women's restroom, punched her in the face and slashed her, the source told the station. Chism put the teacher's body into a recycling bin and dumped it in the woods near the school, the source said.

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The Boston Herald reported that Chism went to a movie theater to watch the 4:30 p.m. showing of Woody Allen's new move, "Blue Jasmine after he allegedly killed the teacher. The manager from Hollywood Hits theater in Danvers told the paper Chism "blended right in."

Chism was being held without bail after he was charged by the Essex County district attorney as an adult Wednesday during his arraignment at Salem District Court. He pleaded not guilty. The judge approved a motion by the defense for a mental evaluation.

The suspect's mother was at the court hearing, but did not speak to reporters, The Herald reported.

One of Chism's classmates described him as "antisocial" and someone who appeared "really tired and out of it", according to the news site Wicked Local Danvers. The classmate said he did not seem like a troubled person.

Another classmate told the website she was in algebra class with Chism and Ritzer Tuesday. She said Chism stayed after school with the teacher.

Details of the murder remain unclear. During Chism's arraignment, the prosecutor said evidence indicated that Chism "assaulted and subsequently murdered Colleen Ritzer and disposed of her body near the high school grounds." He was held without bail.
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