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Hazelwood East high school Clash updates: Maurnice DeClue arrested

Hazelwood East high school Clash updates: Maurnice DeClue arrested
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In a harrowing incident that has shaken the community of Hazelwood East, a clash near the local high school has left a young girl, Kailee, in critical condition. The altercation, which occurred on Friday before 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Norgate Drive and Claudine Drive, has raised serious concerns about youth violence and safety in the area.

According to reports, the authorities found Kailee with a severe head injury, and she was promptly taken to the hospital, where she remains in critical condition. The incident has led to the arrest of a 15-year-old girl reported to be Maurnice DeClue, on assault charges, who is currently being held by the St. Louis County Family Court.

The Hazelwood School District has issued a statement expressing their deepest condolences and emphasizing the need for community ownership to resolve issues of bullying and fighting. They have pledged to provide additional emotional support from their support and crisis team to those affected.

“The Hazelwood School District extends heartfelt condolences to all affected parties and commits to providing additional emotional support through their support and crisis team.”

As the community grapples with this tragedy, there is a collective call for action to prevent such incidents in the future. The Hazelwood School District’s statement reflects a commitment to partnering with the community to ensure the safety and well-being of its children.

This incident serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for dialogue and preventive measures to address the underlying causes of youth violence. It is a call to action for all stakeholders to come together and work towards creating a safer environment for the younger generation.

For more information and updates on the case, the public is encouraged to contact the St. Louis County Police.