Police: Finley M.S. student suspended for compiling hit list

Investigators say the student put together a list indicating people he wanted to either hurt or kill. (2/22/13)

GLEN COVE - Police say a Glen Cove middle school student compiled a list of people to kill.

According to investigators, a seventh-grader at Finley Middle School wrote out a pair of lists that indicated people he wanted to either hurt or murder. A fellow student swiped the list and handed it to a teacher.

Detectives say the list included students, faculty and members of student's family.

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"The principal is contacting the parents of all those who appeared on the list," District Superintendent Dr. Joseph Laria said in a statement. "We take all threats very seriously and will continue to cooperate with officials throughout the investigation."

Police have since interviewed the suspect and have determined he should undergo a mental evaluation. He has been suspended.

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