Death Journal

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Posts about real school tragedy, crime, and/or events can be upsetting.

Robin Lyons blogBLOG POST #193: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving two 17-year-old high school students.

All it takes is an anonymous call and an astute Sheriff’s Office to thwart a potential school attack.

The tipster had seen one of the student’s journal entries detailing the plot against their school. Much of the evidence presented in court came from the students’ journals. Both teens had an obsession with the Columbine High School shooting and the perpetrators.

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Math Teacher Goes To Prison

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Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #192: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving a 40-something high school algebra teacher.

To combat the growing epidemic of child sexual exploitation, the U.S. Department of Justice launched Project Safe Childhood in May 2006…. For more information -> Project Safe Childhood

Looking for Pedophiles

An FBI undercover agent posted on a popular messaging app, Kik, frequented by people who have pedophile interests—the app is still in use.

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Dumb Stunt On Snapchat Sent Two Teens To Prison

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Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #191: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving two teens who thought a fake school threat would be funny.

Not Funny

The two boys, one age 18 and the other 19, previously attended the high school they targeted. But it was all to pull a prank on a friend.

They created a Snapchat account in the friend’s name. Grabbed some photos from the friends’ social media accounts and posted them to the fake Snapchat account. One photo was of the friend holding a gun—another person’s gun.

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Face The Music

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Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #190: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving a young high school orchestra teacher.

His high school alma mater hired him as a teacher four years after he’d graduated. His tenure with the high school lasted less than two years.

Inappropriate Behavior

As his second school year began, so did communication between the teacher and two students—a 15-year-old and a 16-year-old. Then the subject matter quickly shifted to sexual content and photos on SnapChat.

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See Something – Say Something

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Robin Lyons BlogBLOG POST #189: This week, I’m sharing research on a specific crime involving an 18-year-old high school student who idolized school shooters.

His Childhood

His mother lived for years with undiagnosed mental illness. When he was 5, she began leaving him home alone for extended periods. They often had no running water, power, or food—he’d go to neighbors and beg for food. He missed months of school at a time.

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