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Boy arrested in online message probe after teacher death

A 16-year-old boy from Cardiff has been arrested on suspicion of malicious communications following alleged comments made online after the death of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire.

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Arrest in 'offensive message' probe after teacher death

Ann Maguire was fatally stabbed at Corpus Christi School in Leeds Credit: PA

A Cardiff teenager has been arrested by police investigating an 'offensive and threatening' social media message following the death of Leeds schoolteacher Ann Maguire.

The 16-year-old boy was arrested yesterday by South Wales Police after members of the public raised concerns with West Yorkshire Police.

He was bailed pending a psychiatric assessment.

Two other people have been arrested in relation to messages allegedly posted on social networking sites after Mrs Maguire was fatally stabbed on April 28th.

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