Student, 18, Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Teacher's Life on Facebook: Cops

Playing High School Senior Arrested After Threatening To Kill Teacher on Facebook

A Florida student is facing serious charges after cops say she threatened to kill her teacher on social media.

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said in a press release this week that 18-year-old Desiree Zio posted on the River Ridge High School teacher's Facebook her intent to find and fatally stab her. 

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Police say Zio, a former student at River Ridge, admitted to the threat. 

Zio now attends Marchman Technical College in New Port Richey, according to reports.

She's charged with making a written threat to kill or do bodily harm.

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Pasco County Schools communications director Linda Cobbe told reporters that Zio will face disciplinary action that could include expulsion.

An email sent to Marchman Technical College did not immediately get a response Tuesday morning.

Zio is being held in Land O' Lakes jail in lieu of $10,000 bond.

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