A Michigan teen accused of fatally stabbing a classmate was “smiling and laughing” in the course of the assault, based on reviews.
Two dozen college students watched in horror as Tanaya Lewis, 17, killed Danyna Gibson, 16, with a kitchen knife in a classroom Wednesday at Fitzgerald Excessive Faculty in Warren, Mich., Fox 2 Detroit reported Friday.
“Witnesses mentioned the defendant was smiling and laughing as she was chasing the sufferer,” Detective Donald Seidel of the Warren Police Division instructed a decide Friday, WXYZ-TV reported Saturday.
One blow penetrated Danyna’s coronary heart, the station reported.
Prosecutors mentioned Lewis screamed, “I’m going to kill her” as a trainer tried to shove her out of the classroom, based on the station.
Police mentioned there was animosity between the 2 straight-A college students over a boy.
Lewis is being held with out bail on a capital homicide cost.
She mentioned “sure” to the decide when requested if she understood that she is going through life behind bars with out parole.
Danyna’s household is soliciting funds on GoFundMe for her funeral.
The Related Press contributed to this report.