Schoolgirl accused of murder bid 'studied serial killers'
A schoolgirl accused of attempting to murder her best friend has told a court how famous serial killers had influenced her plan to kill her mother and brother and to carry out a school shooting.
The teenager is accused of luring her friend to a quiet part of the Hampshire school grounds where she stabbed her with a kitchen knife, causing a minor wound to her chest on April 25.
Giving evidence to the trial at Winchester Crown Court, the defendant, who was 14 at the time of the attack, described how she had researched school shootings including the Columbine massacre and Anders Breivik's... read more
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