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Grief counsellors at Mississauga high school after student murdered

Last Updated Dec 10, 2018 at 11:35 am EDT

A memorial table for Riley Driver-Martin at Clarkson Secondary School on Dec. 10, 2018. Photo courtesy of Carla Pereira, spokesperson at the Peel District School Board.

Grief counsellors will be on-hand Monday at a high school in Mississauga, three days after a student was murdered.

The body of a 14-year-old boy was found on a path leading into Meadow Park, which is located on Truscott Drive in the area of Queen Elizabeth Way and Southdown Road, on Friday morning.

Police have identified the boy as Riley Driver-Martin. Friends confirmed to CityNews he was a student at Clarkson Secondary School.

Over the weekend, the Peel District School Board said the school will hold regular classes Monday.

“Teachers alongside social workers, and administrators from the school, will deliver the news of Riley’s passing [today],” the school board’s spokesperson Carla Pereira told 680 NEWS on Monday.

“They will provide support in the classroom and also extend support that’s being provided in the library during the day for those who seek extra support and want to talk to someone.”

Two 20-year-old brothers have been charged with second-degree murder in the teen’s death. Nicholas Mahabir was arrested on Friday, while Mark Mahabir turned himself in the next day.

A candlelight vigil will be held for the teen at Clarkson Community Centre at 6:30 p.m.