Maren Sanchez's death has officially been ruled a homicide, a
spokeswoman with Connecticut's Office of the Chief Medical
Sanchez, 16, was killed on Friday in a stairwell at Jonathan Law
High School in Milford, Connecticut by a classmate who may have
been upset that she rebuffed his invitation to the prom, police
The prom was postponed after the incident.
A 16-year-old high school junior has been charged as a juvenile
with her murder and was undergoing a psychiatric evaluation, his
The teen suspect was likely to be tried as an adult, according
to lawyer Edward Gavin.
He said the teen's family was "devastated" over the incident and
(Reporting by Victoria Cavaliere;
editing by Meredith Mazzilli)
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