A 14-year-old student was found stabbed to death inside a middle school bathroom in Kansas City on Tuesday, April 12.

On Tuesday, at around 9 a.m., Missouri police officers responded to Northeast Middle School after being alerted of a 14-year-old boy, later identified as Manuel J. Guzman, found with multiple stab wounds in the school's bathroom.

Law enforcement immediately rushed the boy to a hospital for treatment. However, Guzman subsequently succumbed to his fatal injuries and was declared dead later that day, Daily News reported.

Following the incident, the authorities launched an investigation into the stabbing and took another student at the school into custody in connection with the killing. The unnamed underage suspect has been charged with murder in the first degree, armed criminal action, and unlawful use of a weapon through the juvenile court in Jackson County.

Meanwhile, Kansas City Public Schools Superintendent Mark Bedell said, in a letter addressed to their students' parents, that counselors would be available for pupils and staff on Wednesday, April 13.

“I trust our trauma team to lead this work as we move forward together,” Bedell said. “Our students need us — now more than ever. Tomorrow, we start the difficult work of helping students and staff process grief and loss.”

Meanwhile, Kansas City Mayor Quentin Lucas also offered condolences to the victim's family and friends following the tragic attack, KMBC reported.

“Too many children are struggling and we all have to do more to get them the help they need,” Lucan said in the statement.

"It's tragic. That was my little cousin. I didn't get to say goodbye. I didn't even get to say goodbye," said Juan Guzman, cousin of Manuel Guzman.

Juan added that, without Guzman, it won't be the same when the family gets together.

"He wanted to do a lot of things. He had so many goals and they got taken from him. He can't even achieve them," Juan remembered.

Meanwhile, Guzman's friends said that they were all together just days ago having fun and added that they will remember him for his love of music and his love for driving with the windows down.

"Everything happens for a reason. I'm just going to put him in God's hands and just hope he's up there with my sister. Pray for the best. That's all I can do," Juan said.

A 14-year-old student was found stabbed to death inside a middle school bathroom in Kansas City on Tuesday, April 12. This is a representational image. Diana Bagnoli/Getty Images

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