Singapore in Shock: Teen (16) Believed to Kill 13 Year Old with Axe at School

A 16-year-old boy was sentenced on Tuesday for the murder of a 13-year-old boy. The victim was found dead in the school bathroom on Monday, next to him was an ax.

Singapore Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said in a Facebook post on Monday that the incident occurred at River Valley High School, a prestigious school in the western part of Singapore.

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A 16-year-old student has been apprehended. On Tuesday, the court declared that the defendant is guilty of the horrific murder.

The police said the teenagers didnt know each other. The motive is still unclear.

Shock

The incident caused a major shock in Singapore. The country is known worldwide for its low crime rates. Its also one of the safest countries in the world.

,, Our thoughts go to the students family,โ€ Chan said in his Facebook post.