Sheriff says student planned to murder teacher

One student arrested, two suspended in alleged South Lafourche plot

Chris Miller
February 22, 2018 - 10:35 am

Lafourche Parish Sheriff's deputies have booked a South Lafourche High School student on a terrorizing charge after uncovering a plot to kill a teacher, the sheriff's office and school officials announced today.

That student, and two others, have also been suspended pending expulsion.

"These were results of some of the investigations conducted at Lafourche Parish schools after multiple allegations and rumors surfaced on Wednesday," the sheriff's office said in a news release. 

The sheriff's office said they found no credible threat, but they believe charges were warranted.

"A 15-year-old male student at South Lafourche High School was questioned by detectives Wednesday after other students came forward about his alleged plan to kill a teacher," the sheriff's office said. "Through investigation, detectives found probable cause to charge the juvenile with Terrorizing."

Lafourche authorities said they also investigated reports of students claiming they were going to bring a gun to their repsective middle and elementary schools. Click here to read more.

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