'Misses opportunities' before teenager murdered Leeds teacher Ann Maguire, says inquest jury

There were "missed opportunities to share and record problem behaviour" before a teenager murdered teacher Ann Maguire in a classroom, an inquest jury has said.

Leeds teacher Ann Maguire was stabbed to death by pupil Will Cornick.

Mrs Maguire, 61, was stabbed to death by 15-year-old Will Cornick at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in Leeds, in April 2104.

A jury at Wakefield Coroner's Court returned a conclusion of unlawful killing on Wednesday.

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The jury added: "Overall communication leading up to the incident was inadequate.

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"There were missed opportunities to share and record problem behaviour. "

It also said: "The safeguarding policy was not followed as no 'cause for concern' was recorded around the pupil's use of alcohol."

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