Trinity Teenager Charged With Plot to Kill Parents

TRINITY, Ala. (AP) - A 13-year-old north Alabama boy has been arrested for allegedly threatening to kill his parents and enlisting a classmate's help.

Trinity Police Chief Chris McLemore says an eighth-grader was angry with his parents when he boarded a school bus Thursday to the Morgan County Learning Center.

A bus aide overheard him threaten to stab his parents and ask a classmate to burn down the house to cover the crime. She reported the incident to authorities.

Police charged the teen with conspiracy to commit murder and took him to a juvenile detention center in Tuscumbia. He also faces additional discipline from the center, an alternative school.

Police did not arrest the other teen because he did not respond to his classmate's request.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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