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A deadly stabbing at a Connecticut high school this morning.

Police in Milford, Connecticut say it was some sort of fight between a male and female student that led to a stabbing of the female student in a hallway at Jonathan Law High School.

(Mello) "The student was transported to Bridgeport Hospital where she was pronounced dead at 7:43 this morning ."

Milford Police Chief Keith Mello.

(Mello) "The suspect is currently in police custody."

His name is not being released. The victim identified as 16-year-old Maren Sanchez. The school is now a crime scene and closed. Police are not confirming reports that the suspect had asked the victim to the prom and that she refused. Tonight's junior prom has been postponed.

Jeff Monosso, FOX News Radio.

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