DANVERS, Mass. (CBS) -- A 14-year-old Massachusetts high school student charged with killing a teacher has been ordered held without bail.
Philip Chism was ordered held Wednesday at his arraignment in adult court on a murder charge in Salem.
His defense attorney argued for the proceedings to be closed and her client to be allowed to stay hidden because of his age. The judge denied the request.
Authorities say the teen killed well-liked Danvers High School math teacher Colleen Ritzer, whose body was found in the woods behind the school early Wednesday.
The teen also was reported missing Tuesday after not coming home from school. He was spotted walking along a road early Wednesday.
The boy also was reported missing Tuesday. He was spotted walking along a road early Wednesday.
He is due back in court Nov. 22.
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