Boys, 10 and 11, in plot to kill girl

TWO primary school children have been charged with plotting to kill another student at their school, "because she was really annoying".

An affidavit has been lodged against the two boys, aged 10 and 11, after a gun, an ammunition clip and a knife were found in the 10-year-old boy's bag at Fort Colville Elementary School, the Los Angeles Times reported.

The boys were both in fifth grade at the Colville, Washington school, and reportedly were going to use the weapons to entice the girl outside and kill her.

It was reported they also planned to attack another six children.

Police said the knife was 8.25cm long and the gun was a .45-calibre semi-automatic handgun.

Stevens County prosecuting attorney Timothy Rasmussen told the LA Times the boys had a "plot to kill".

He said he would argue that the boys should be held criminally responsible for the charges.

The plot was uncovered when another student spotted the weapons and told a teacher.

The boys are facing charges of conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and of witness tampering after they reportedly offered $80 to another student to keep the plot secret.

Topics:  america, conspiracy, editors picks, juvenile crime, murder



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
Great Family Buying ... $465,000
House 3 2 2
Much Sought After Unit... Sold for...
Unit 2 1 1
Large 2 bedroom unit... From $540...
Apartment 2 2

Featured Jobs

Tweed jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Tradesperson, Panel... Toowoomba Full Time
Tradesperson, Panel... Toowoomba Full Time
Surveyor – Gold Coast Gold Coast Full Time
Volunteers Tweed Heads Part Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

You don't have to spend too much on a gift, but this may take a little more time in finding something appropriate for the one you love.

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save