Tampa Bay, FL: ASD student threatens to kill teacher

Aug 14, 2017, Fox 13, Tampa Bay: Pasco student arrested for Facebook threat to kill teacher A Pasco County student is behind bars for threatening to kill a former teacher. The threat was not spoken. It was posted on Facebook. 18-year-old Desiree Zio used to be a student at River Ridge High School, set to begin classes at the district's Marchman Technical College. A teacher at River Ridge was the target of the online threat. Sunday afternoon, Pasco County deputies were alerted to a Facebook post, reading, "I'm going to kill (blank)." It was left on that teacher's page. Deputies later linked the post to 18-year-old Desiree Zio. … Desiree's parents, Luc and Ruby, say there's more to the story. They say she suffers from mental illness, autism, and has been previously Baker Acted. They say she doesn't always understand what she says and is not competent to handle herself in court. She was supposed to begin classes at Marchman Technical College. Now, she sits in jail on $10,000 bond.