Related topics

Clarification: Student Death Story

April 8, 2004

MIAMI (AP) _ In a March 19 story, The Associated Press reported that 14-year-old Michael Hernandez, charged with killing a classmate in a school bathroom, scrawled ``will become a serial killer″ at the end of a copy of an Internet article about murderers.

The words completed the last sentence of the printed article, apparently cut off in the copying process. The story should have noted that authorities did not comment on Hernandez’s possible motive for writing those words in his 41-page personal journal.

Update hourly