A high school senior at a Richmond, Va., public school was suspended after school authorities discovered a homemade “Death Note” containing the names of some of his classmates in his possession:
The student is a senior at Franklin Military Academy in the city’s East End. The principal there sent a letter to the parents after a teacher spotted the student reading a list of his classmates’ names in the book called “Death Note.”
The student who got in trouble was not in class today He’s suspended pending an investigation.
Senior April Hopkins says she’s friends with the student. “He doesn’t really say much, he just stays to himself,” she said.
Hopkins’ name wasn’t on the list, but some of her friends’ were. She says they don’t fear him, and neither does she.
Now waiting for more cases to surface, along with the inevitable moral hand-wringing, in three, two, one …