Husband criticises review into teacher’s murder

The BBC is reporting that the husband of murdered teacher Ann Maguire is criticising a review into her death.

Mrs Maguire, 61, was stabbed by student Will Cornick at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in 2014. Her husband Don said an investigation published this month, which said the killing could not have been prevented, “felt like the bare minimum”.

Her husband told the Victoria Derbyshire programme that the review left no-one any better informed about what had happened. Until all the the circumstances which led to his wife’s death are known, he said, “it’s possible that lives could be at risk in British schools”.

He added: “This shouldn’t be about trying to make everything seem okay and hoping it doesn’t happen again. 

“They’re going through all this time and expense to find partial answers to these questions. If we really want to learn and protect teachers and pupils we have to know every detail of this case.”

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