(AFP) – A female teacher was stabbed to death Friday in front of her pupils at a primary school in the southern French town of Albi by a student’s mother, who was immediately detained.

“This morning, a mother showed up with a knife and stabbed a 34-year-old teacher in front of her students, for reasons that will be determined by the investigation,” Albi prosecutor Claude Derens told AFP.

“When I arrived at the scene they were trying to revive her. She was in cardiac arrest in her classroom,” he said.

 

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