Students find teacher hanging in California classroom

This Google Maps image shows the exterior of El Dorado High School in Placentia, Calif.

Placentia police have responded to El Dorado High School after students found a teacher hanging in a classroom.

The unidentified teacher was found dead around 8:30 a.m. Monday.

Students were taken to the gymnasium, where the incident was addressed. They will be released from school early.

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District says a crisis team is responding to the school to assist staff.

Police say they are in the process of alerting the teacher's husband.

DEVELOPING: We will add more details to this report as they become available.

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