Greenville high school students accused of drink-tampering

GREENVILLE, SC - GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Six South Carolina juveniles face charges after authorities say they contaminated a 15-year-old classmate's drink with saliva, urine and pubic hair.

The Greenville County Sheriff's Office released a statement on Monday saying the four boys and two girls face a felony charge of malicious tampering of a food item in connection with the incident on March 18. All six are 15 years old and are students at Blue Ridge High School.

The six students charged have been released to the custody of their parents or guardians and have been referred to Family Court for a formal hearing.

Last week, the Greenville County school district said in a statement that the students could be expelled.

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