Teen murder-suicide case: Students return to school
PHOENIX (KSAZ) -
It was a tough day for students at Sandra Day O'Connor High School. The teens returned to class for the first time since a fellow classmate shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself.
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Statement from Sandra Day O'Connor High School:
is your principal Dr. Miller with information I am truly saddened to
communicate with you today.
Friday afternoon, the school administration was informed that two of our
students were identified as the individuals involved in an off campus shooting
by the Phoenix Police Department.
have been working with the police department as they continue this ongoing
investigation. There were reported rumors that a firearm may have been on
campus. We worked closely with our School Safety Officer and conducted a
thorough investigation. The outcome of the investigation did not warrant any
validity to the rumors or reason to take additional actions.
can assure you that school administration takes every inquiry seriously and
investigates each matter accurately. At no time was the safety or well-being of
your student ever in question.
know the loss of these students have impacted the lives of many on campus and
in the community. Our counselors and district crisis team have been available
throughout the day and will continue to meet the needs of our students and
truly appreciate the support of our school community and will continue to
always put students' needs and safety first and foremost.
Lynn Miller Principal,
An account has been set up in Anastasia Greer's name at Wells Fargo Bank.