(ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER) — PLACENTIA, California – A 31-year-old teacher died after she apparently hanged herself and was found by several students Monday morning inside an El Dorado High School classroom, police said.
Students initially tried to go inside, but found the door was locked, “and that’s not normal for that hour of the day,” Placentia police Lt. Eric Point said.
Authorities said the students went to an adjacent classroom and found another teacher, who unlocked the door, and then found the dying teacher on the floor inside.
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“When police and fire arrived, the teacher was in cardiac arrest,” Point said. “After several minutes, she was declared deceased at the scene.”