MCSO: "Serious Murder/Suicide Plot" Uncovered at Mesa's Red Mountain High School

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office claims it has ended a 16-year-old girl's "serious murder/suicide plot" at Mesa's Red Mountain High School.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio's heading up the press conference later today to answer questions, but according to information provided by MCSO, the girl posted threats on YouTube about killing herself "and some of her peers" at the high school.

See also:
-Glendale High School Student Showed Up to Class Imitating the "Joker"
-Kingman Teenager Posts on Facebook About Killing Little Kids at School
-Gilbert High Schooler's "Toy Rifle" Causes Lock-Down Hours After Massacre

According to MCSO part of the online post read, "I now literally have a plan of seriously hurting... killing... murdering people in my highschool. And a playlist to do it."

MCSO says the girl was arrested this morning at her parents' house, and "admitt[ed] to making the post among other statements."

Again, Arpaio's supposed to be providing more details and answering questions later today, so we'll let you know what he has to say about this "serious murder/suicide plot."

Sponsor Content


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >