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Teen Killed at Connecticut School; Classmate Arrested

April 25, 2014  | 

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A 16-year-old girl was assaulted and killed by a classmate Friday morning at a Milford, Connecticut, high school, authorities said, reports CNN.

The attack occurred in a hallway at Jonathan Law High School around 7 a.m. and was witnessed in part by a school staff member, who attempted "life-saving measures" with others, Milford Police Chief Keith Mello said.

Maren Sanchez, a junior, was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital at 7:43 a.m., Mello said.

The police chief didn't provide a motive but said investigators are looking into rumors a boy was angry because Sanchez had declined to go to the prom with him. The prom, scheduled for Friday night, has been postponed.

Tags: School Violence, Milford (Conn.) PD, Connecticut


Comments (7)

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House @ 4/26/2014 8:41 PM

its a good thing conn. passed all those assault weapon/firearms laws to protect their kids at school. that was some real common sense laws! oops, well maybe they should ban knifes or make a registry of big knifes in the state...or make illegal to have a knife in school. I dunno.
in the meantime, the innocent still suffer.

im so sorry for your loss, such a waste of life so young.

Carlos @ 4/26/2014 10:27 PM

Such a wastefull loss. Prayers to her and the loved ones she left behind.

Nichole @ 4/28/2014 4:21 AM

Thank you, House, for taking a tragedy and turning it into a soapbox for your negative propaganda. Hope you feel good about yourself.

PC9741 @ 4/28/2014 9:20 AM

I hope they use the same "assault" knife to remove the kid's balls...scum like him and his like should be wiped from the gene pool. This story makes me sad...

House @ 4/30/2014 4:51 AM

@Nichole thank you for adding absolutely nothing to the discussion. and I didnt turn it into a soapbox i stood on my soapbox right? oh and thanks alot for not even giving any opinions, facts or even a shred of sympathy to the victims you trolling b*&%$. find something productive to do.

Ima Leprechaun @ 5/2/2014 8:00 PM

Very troubling comments from the above bloggers. Have a little respect for this innocent victim of violence.

HOUSE @ 6/5/2014 4:26 AM

@Ima Leprechaun, did you read my first post? are you blind? I said my sorrows.

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