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Monday, October 2, 2023

John Rennie High School student passes after stabbing in Pointe-Claire


Key takeaways: 

  • Police charged two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old in link with the stabbing.
  • The victim was stabbed in the upper body during a fight Tuesday slightly outside St. Thomas High School in Pointe-Claire. 
  • He perished off his wounds Thursday.

Student dies in a fight after being stabbed: 

A teen died Thursday morning in the hospital, two days after he was stabbed in a happening next to a high school in Montreal’s West Island, Montreal cops verify.

On Tuesday afternoon, the victim was wounded in a dispute that was slightly outside St. Thomas High School in Pointe-Claire. In a note sent to parents, principal Jennifer Kurta affirmed that he was a John Rennie High School student. 

“We have our student services team deployed to classes today to help teachers in delivering this message to students,” Kurta stated in a statement. “We will be delivering extra advice to any student in demand throughout today and urge you to leave your child in school for the rest of the day so that we can support them suffer.” Source –

Even though Friday is a pedagogical day, John Rennie will be open between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. for students who need experienced backing. 

Also read: Man passes outside Trois-Rivières hospital after staying 2 hours to be admitted

Student from John Rennie School dies due to stabbing

Students who desire support virtually may access aid in a Zoom room. 

The services of grief counselors and psychologists with the Lester B. Pearson School Board’s student services unit will be made open to all school board’s community members in the forthcoming days.

“The Lester B. Pearson School Board would like to expand its heartfelt consolations to his family and friends,” stated Judy Kelley, the board’s chair. Source –

The victim, she said, “was only 16 years old with a bright future ahead of him. This unexpected loss shocks the entire school board.” Source –

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