A rock spray-painted by students sits in memory of 16-year-old stabbing victim Maren Sanchez on Friday, April 25, 2014, sits outside Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Conn. Sanchez was stabbed to death earlier during an altercation inside the school. A teenage boy is in custody, and police are investigating whether she was stabbed because she declined to be his date at the junior prom. (AP Photo/The New Haven Register, Peter Hvizdak) MANDATORY CREDIT
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A rock spray-painted by students sits in memory of 16-year-old stabbing victim Maren Sanchez on Friday, April 25, 2014, sits outside Jonathan Law High School in Milford, Conn. Sanchez was stabbed to death earlier during an altercation inside the school. A teenage boy is in custody, and police are investigating whether she was stabbed because she declined to be his date at the junior prom. (AP Photo/The New Haven Register, Peter Hvizdak) MANDATORY CREDIT

Prom-date rejection investigated in school killing

The Associated Press

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HARTFORD, Conn. — A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Connecticut high school Friday, and police were investigating whether a boy attacked her after she turned down an invitation to be his prom date.

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