Teacher in Hot Water Over Murder Threat to Student


The leadership of the Pembroke Hall High school in St. Andrew has launched an investigation into an incident where an enraged female teacher warned a student that she’ll murder him if he continues to talk out of turn.

A Teacher at Pembroke Hall High.

Our news center omitted an expletive used by the Teacher from that piece of audio.

A video of the incident has gone viral on social media.

The video shows the teacher continuing her tirade for approximately a minute.

Pembroke Hall High Principal, the Reverend Claude Ellis, says an investigation into the incident is underway.

Reverend Ellis says the teacher has not been sent on leave pending the outcome of the probe.

Reverend Ellis says he’s troubled by what he heard on the video.

The Reverend Claude Ellis, Principal of Pembroke Hall High speaking today with Nationwide News.

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