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Police get more time to question teen over teacher stabbing

Police have been given more time to question a 15-year-old over the fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire at a Leeds school on Monday.

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School mourns 'a wonderful and dedicated teacher'

Ann Maguire was "a wonderful and dedicated teacher" who will be "remembered fondly", the the Leeds school's chair of governors has said.

Speaking at a press conference, Martin Dowling said, "She had taught at Corpus Christi Catholic College for 40 years, touched the lives of many people in the local community".

Chair of governors at Corpus Christi Catholic College Martin Dowling. Credit: ITV News

"This has been a shocking but isolated incident. We want to reassure everyone connected with the school that specialist support is being provided for pupils and colleagues alike."

"At this difficult time we also grieve and support together as a community", Mr Dowling added.

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