Danvers teen charged with attempted murder for DYS attack - 7News Boston WHDH-TV

Danvers teen charged for attempted murder at DYS

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BOSTON (WHDH) - Philip Chism has been indicted in a violent attack on a Department of Youth Services staff member in June.

Prosecutors say Chism attacked the 29-year-old female staff member after following her into the bathroom.

The 15-year-old is facing charges in connection to the assault including attempted murder by strangulation and kidnapping.

Chism has already been charged with killing Colleen Ritzer, his math teacher at Danvers High School, last October.

Prosecutors say, he attacked the teacher in a bathroom at the school then dragged her body into the woods.
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