Apr 21, 2016

News: High School Student Dies In Bathroom After Fight

A 16 year-old sophomore at Howard High School of Technology died Thursday. Amy was brutally beaten and allegedly stabbed by two other girls in a bathroom over a boy.


"Officers were called to the school as students were arriving for the day and the girl was flown to A.I. DuPont Children's Hospital in critical condition, police spokeswoman Sgt. Andrea Janvier said. She said police were expected to be at the school for several hours.
News media outlets quoted Police Chief Bobby Cummings as saying that two female students were taken to police headquarters for questioning. Howard isn't known as a violent school and Cummings said he did not know of any other problems in recent days.
"My heart bleeds for the family," Mayor Dennis Williams told a news conference.
State agencies will help provide support for those affected by the tragedy, Gov. Jack Markell said in a statement.
Students at the school were dismissed Thursday and officials had not determined yet whether classes would be held Friday, media outlets reported.
A mayoral debate on public safety scheduled to take place at the school Thursday night has been canceled."