October 25th, 2013
10:16 AM ET

Sources: Teen Followed Danvers Teacher Into Bathroom, Killed Her With Box Cutter

How was Danvers High math teacher Colleen Ritzer killed?

With a box cutter the suspect, 14-year-old Philip Chism, had brought into school, a source close to the investigation says.

CNN's Pamela Brown reports.

What happened to her body afterward? It was stashed in a recycling bin, rolled outside, then dumped about 20 feet into woods behind the northeastern Massachusetts high school's athletic fields, adds another source. It was left there - not buried, not even covered.

And where did the alleged killer go afterward? After changing his clothes, he went to a Wendy's fast food restaurant and a movie, sources say, before police in a neighboring town saw him walking on a busy road under the pitch-dark sky early Wednesday.

But what many are asking, is why did this happen and what will Chism now face as charges. CNN Legal Analyst Paul Callan tells "New Day's" Chris Cuomo, “Massachusetts has a very strict law. If you’re 14 and you commit a crime as an adult, you will be tried as an adult and that’s what’s happening now in Massachusetts.”

Watch the video for more on what Callan thinks will happen with this case.

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