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Suspect In Slaying At Milford School Told Police: 'I Did It'

Maren Sanchez, 16, was stabbed to death last Friday at Jonathan Law High School in Milford.
Maren Sanchez, 16, was stabbed to death last Friday at Jonathan Law High School in Milford. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- When police arrived at Jonathan Law High School in Milford after a fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old girl Friday, the suspect said, "I did it, just arrest me," the Hartford Courant reported .

Christopher Plaskon, 16, was arraigned Tuesday at an undisclosed medical facility on a charge of murder in the stabbing death of classmate Maren Sanchez, State's Attorney Kevin Lawlor told the Courant. Plaskon, who will be prosecuted in adult court, was held on $3 million bond, the Courant said.

Police have confirmed that they are investigating whether Sanchez rejected a prom invitation from Plaskon.

A trust for the Sanchez family has been established, according to the funeral home. Donations may be sent to the Maren Sanchez Memorial Trust; Victoria J. Koch, trustee; 325 Reef Road, Suite 200, Fairfield, CT 06824.

Read the full story here at the Hartford Courant.