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Connecticut Teen Stabbed To Death Over Apparent Prom Rejection

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Fox News--A junior at Jonathan Law High School in Connecticut was reportedly stabbed to death because she refused to go to prom with her attacker. 


Though police have not confirmed the attack was carried out over prom rejection, they are "investigating that angle." The school was on lock-down after the stabbing and students were sent home early. 


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The prom, scheduled for tonight, has not been postponed amid the tragedy. The girl's attacker is reportedly a fellow student who is also 16-years-old. 
The victim, Maren Sanchez, was an honor student and swim team manager who was heavily involved with community service, particularly causes like underage drinking and veterans' services, school officials said.


A junior at the school told FoxNews.com that a teacher who witnessed the attack said Sanchez was asked to the prom by the attacker inside a stairwell at the school. Sanchez, who has a boyfriend, said no to the date, and the suspect began to strangle her, the student said. He pushed her down a flight of stairs and stabbed her.


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