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Riverside elementary school principal sends community letter about student's 'kill list'

Riverside elementary school principal sends community letter about student's 'kill list'

Over the holiday weekend, parents received a letter from a Riverside elementary school principal letting them know that a fifth-grade student had shown his classmates a series of student names that was labeled “kill list.”

After the incident was reported Jan. 12, the school began an investigation, convened a site threat assessment team and notified law enforcement, according to the letter that Lake Mathews Elementary School Principal Pamela Williams sent Monday.

It was determined “that there was, and is, no danger to any of Lake Mathews’ students,” Williams said.

“In accordance with state law and district policy,...