Second teenager arrested in stabbed teacher case

A second 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of teacher Ann Maguire, West Yorkshire Police said.

Ann Maguire, 61, was fatally stabbed at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds on Monday. Credit: Prince Chaponda/PA Wire

The boy was later released without charge and the force would not confirm what offence he was arrested on suspicion of - but said it was not murder.

A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said: "A 15-year-old male was arrested yesterday morning in connection with the investigation but has since been released without charge."

Meanwhile, a 15-year-old boy charged with Mrs Maguire's murder appeared in Leeds Crown Court today via video link.

There was no application for bail and he was remanded to youth detention with a provisional trial date fixed for November 3.

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No bail application for teen accused of teacher murder

The teen accused of the murder of teacher Ann Maguire has not applied for bail during a hearing via videolink at Leeds Crown Court.