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Saturday 20 September 2014

Mother stabs teacher (34) to death in front of her class of five and six-year-olds

Published 04/07/2014 | 12:57

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Francois Hollande

The mother of a pupil at a French school has stabbed a teacher to death in front of her class.

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French president Francois Hollande expressed outrage at "this abominable drama" and sent the education minister to the school in Albi in southern France.

A police official in Albi said the mother attacked the teacher on Friday morning at the Edouard Herriot pre-school.

The teacher was leading a class of five and six-year-olds, according to the Albi mayor's office. Prime minister Manuel Valls said the teacher was 34 years old.

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