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Prosecutors want Danvers records kept sealed

News media seek slaying case details

SALEM — Prosecutors urged a judge Monday to keep records sealed in the slaying of a Danvers High School teacher to avoid endangering a grand jury investigation into the 14-year-old student accused of killing her.

Philip Chism, a junior varsity soccer star, was arrested Oct. 23, the day that the body of math teacher Colleen Ritzer was found in the woods behind the school. He is facing a murder charge as an adult.

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