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Episode Four | Colleen Ritzer: Murder at Danvers High, Danvers, Massachusetts

Colleen Ritzer's star was rising. Admirable, driven, passionate, and kind.  She was in her second year teaching math at Danvers High School in Danvers Massachusetts. She loved her job. She always wanted to help. It was her calling. Until the afternoon of October 22, 2013 when one of the students she worked so hard for brutally ended her life. Colleen's loss was simply devastating to her family and the community.

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The Timeline in Colleen Ritzer’s murder - The Boston Globe

Colleen Ritzer Scholarship Fund

Crime of the Truest Kind Youtube playlist

Danvers High School Surveillance video

Boston Globe - Classed Cancelled Due to Homicide

Lawrence Eagle Tribune - Search for Colleen officer Stephanie Wennerberg

WCVB Channel 5 - Perform spontaneous acts of kindness in Colleen’s memory

Boston Magazine - Affidavit reveals details of Colleen Ritzer’s death

CNN - Danvers High School Murder

CNN - Danvers School Killing

Peggie Ritzer Statement during trial

Prosecution’s Opening statement, Colleen Ritzer case

New York Times - Teacher’s Body Found

Salem News - Suspect Blamed Colleen

HEAVY.COM - Suspect Friends Search

Washington Post - Police Accuse Danvers Student In Death of Colleen Ritzer

WCVB Channel 5 Investigates uncovers new details in horrific killing

Video Judge details graphic nature of Colleen Ritzer murder

Lawrence Eagle Tribune - Grim Details Of Slaying Emerge

Star Tribune - Police Affidavit Offers Chilling Details

Daily Mail UK - Phones destroyed

Salem News - Peggie Ritzer testifies

My Crime Library - How Colleen was found

CBS News - Affidavit says killer may have recorded murder

Affidavit Boston magazine - Charging Chism

WBUR - Chism Sentenced

WCVB Channel 5 - DYS worker violently attacked


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