The authorities of the state of sao pauloin the east of Brazilhave reported that a teacher has died after being stabbed by a student at the Thomazia Montoro State College, in Vila Sonia, where two other teachers and a student have been injured.

The Secretary of Education of Sao Paulo, Renato Feder, has indicated that the teacher who died has been identified as Elizabeth Tenreiro, 71 years old, and was the first to be injured by the student. The other victims are out of danger.

Although the teacher was transferred to a medical center, her death was later confirmed due to the seriousness of the injuries, according to information from the newspaper ‘O Globo’. The injured student presents a cut on an arm and is receiving medical treatment.

The Brazilian Military Police has indicated that the 13-year-old student has been arrested after a teacher helped to immobilize him until the security forces entered the area three minutes after being alerted.

The authorities, who have stressed that without the help of the teacher, the tragedy would have been greater, are investigating the causes of the attack, although they have indicated that the student had problems with other students.

In addition, they have expressed their condolences to the family and relatives of the deceased teacher. The Government of Sao Paulo expresses its deepest sorrow for the death of the teacher. “The Military Police and the Civil Police are already investigating the case,” they have settled.