Boy stabs, kills girl who turned down prom date

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Boy stabs, kills girl who turned down prom date
Mon, 04-28-2014 - 11:26am

"A 16-year-old Connecticut honors student was stabbed to death in a school stairwell Friday allegedly by a fellow student after she turned down his invitation to tonight's junior prom, according to local media reports.

Maren Sanchez, a junior at Jonathan Law high school in Milford, died of neck injuries at Bridgeport Hospital, police said.

A 16-year-old classmate was arrested by a school guard and later charged with murder as a juvenile offender. Police did not release his name because he is a minor."

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This is so sad. While I would think it's just a violent act, there has to be something mentally wrong with the attacker. The main thing that leads me to this view is that he asked her the day of the dance. I can't imagine someone thinking clearly would do that. Plus, the violence that ensued, it sounds like the kid snapped.

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Mon, 04-28-2014 - 1:46pm

That's terrible. I agree, I can't see that kid not having something off to ask a girl the day of the dance to the dance and then to get soooo unbelievably violent over the rejection.