Tyler student in custody after fatal stabbing of teacher

Tyler – Police say a 16-year-old Tyler student is in custody after the fatal stabbing of a special education teacher at John Tyler High School.

A superintendent says the boy stabbed Todd Henry in the neck yesterday morning and was restrained by an aide.

Fifty-year-old Todd R. Henry worked with students at the school who were either emotionally or behaviorally challenged.

The high school was locked down after the stabbing, and students were eventually sent home for the day. Classes were set to resume today.