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16-year-old boy kills classmate by stabbing him in the stomach because he made fun of his weight

By Mason White 10:04 AM October 29, 2015
Bailey Gwynne 

By: Wayne Morin
(Scroll down for video) A boy was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly stabbing a classmate because he teased him about his weight, police in Scotland said.

Aberdeen police said that they have arrested 16-year-old Daniel Stroud, after being accused of stabbing 16-year-old Bailey Gwynne.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded at the Cults Academy around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Witnesses at the scene, said that before the stabbing, Stroud was teased about his weight.

Stroud pulled out a knife and stabbed Gwynne in the stomach.

Paramedics arrived at the scene and took the victim to the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, where he died of his injuries.

Parents and students were shocked by the incident, and school was canceled for two days. About 1,000 students study at the Cults Academy.