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Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Suzette York, principal of a small private school in Memphis, Tennessee, found murdered -- 17 year old student held on suspicion

The principal of a small private school in Memphis, Tennessee, was found dead in a classroom Wednesday, Memphis police said.

Suzette York, 49, was lying in a pool of blood at Memphis Junior Academy, according to the city fire department.

Police have detained a 17-year-old student in connection with the death, which has been deemed a homicide, police said. No charges had been filed Wednesday evening.

"It's tragic all the way around," Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr. said outside the school. (more)