MEMPHIS (NBC) - A teacher was found dead in a private school in Memphis Wednesday morning, according to the NBC affiliate there.

According to WMC-TV, the teacher was found in a pool of blood inside Memphis Junior Academy around 11:00 a.m. this morning.

Police say a 17-year-old student has been taken into custody.

Read more about this story from the NBC affiliate in Memphis, WMC-TV.