Lincoln High School Stabbing Suspect in Custody

Posted 10 months ago

By Scott Carlson

Sarah Piccolo (Facebook Photo)

Sarah Piccolo (Facebook Photo)

A girl sought by Lincoln Police for her involvement in a stabbing at Lincoln Pius X High School has been found in Kansas and is in custody.

Kansas authorities located 16-year-old Sarah Piccolo in Washington County after she had car trouble.

Piccolo is suspected of stabbing 17-year-old Ellen Kopetzky in the bathroom at the school.

Lincoln Police say Kopetzky went to use the bathroom when Piccolo attacked her with a knife and a hammer.  Kopetzky told police Piccolo didn’t say anything as she wildy swung the knife and hammer at her.  Eventually, an employee at the school heard Kopetzky’s screams and came to her rescue.  Picollo fled the scene.

Later, Police say they found an 8-inch hunting knife and a hammer in the bathroom.

Kopetzky was treated for injuries to her head, mouth, chin and hands.  None of the injuries were life-threatening.

Piccolo has been charged as an adult with 1st degree assault and use of a weapon to commit a felony.


  • usethebrainsgodgiveyou

    Wonder what pharmaceutical drugs she just came down off of? The boy in Atlanta who was talked out of hurting anyone had come off his bi-polar meds.

    I am sorry for the victim

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  • ShakingMyHead

    Glad they found her…now for trying her for what she did.

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  • 133×5+1

    typical bullying case…. these school staff need to step in alot more often… there are cries for help remaining unanswered and sadly heres the result…. its a good thing everyone is ok….

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