Teen 'accepts responsibility' for Ann Maguire killing

A teenager accused of murdering teacher Ann Maguire in her classroom "has accepted responsibility for the unlawful killing", Richard Wright QC, defending, told Leeds Crown Court.

No pleas were entered and a trial on the murder charge is scheduled to take place in November.

Ann Maguire was stabbed to death in her classroom. Credit: PA

Ms Maguire 61, was fatally stabbed at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Halton Moor on April 28.

Mrs Maguire's death was the first time a teacher has been stabbed to death in a British classroom and the first killing of a teacher in a school since the 1996 Dunblane massacre.

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Teen 'accepts responsibility' for Ann Maguire killing

A teenager accused of murdering teacher Ann Maguire in her classroom "has accepted responsibility for the unlawful killing", Richard Wright QC, defending, told Leeds Crown Court.