MEMPHIS, TN - A student at Memphis Junior Academy has been charged with killing the principal of the private school on Wednesday, August 10, 2011.
Memphis police say that 16-year-old Eduardo Marmolejo was been charged in the stabbing murder of 49-year-old Suzette York.
Police were called to Memphis Junior Academy around 11:25 a.m. on August 10, where they found York dead on the scene from multiple stab wounds. Marmolejo was on the scene when police arrived and was arrested.
Police say Marmolejo planned to kill York well before actually committing the crime. Marmolejo told police he did not like York and that she had made him angry. He also told police he knew he would be alone with York on Wednesday and would have the opportunity to kill her.
Marmolejo has been charged with first-degree murder.