16-year-old girl stabbed inside Conn. school, dies

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A 16-year-old student at a Connecticut high school died Friday after she was attacked and stabbed inside the school’s stairwell, authorities have confirmed.

Maren Sanchez, 16, was pronounced dead at Bridgeport Hospital.

The suspect, also 16, has not been identified.

The school was put on lockdown shortly after the 7:14 a.m. stabbing. A former faculty member from the school told Fox News that the suspect was arrested.

The school’s prom has been postponed.

Source: Fox News and Hartford Courant