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15-year-old boy fatally stabs teacher after being banned from school trip (video)

By Mason White 1:14 PM November 4, 2014
Will Cornick 

By: Tanya Malhotra
(Scroll down for video) A teen boy was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing his teacher, prosecutors in the United Kingdom said.

Leeds Police said that 15-year-old Will Cornick, murdered his teacher, 61-year-old Ann Maguire, because he was banned from a school trip for not doing his homework.

The boy however, managed to go on the trip despite the ban. The incident unfolded in the boy’s classroom at the Corpus Christi Catholic College.

A court was told that the boy winked to another child before he attacked his teacher from behind. Cornick stabbed his teacher seven times in the back and neck as she bent over a desk to look at the work of a student.

Maguire was stabbed with a large kitchen knife and was also punched in the face. Students heard Cornick warn that he would attack the teacher with a knife, but no one took him seriously.

Cornick was sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 20 years.