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      Reports: Teen girl stabbed to death for turning down prom date

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      A teen was reportedly killed because she would not go to prom with her classmate.

      The brutal stabbing happened at a high school in Connecticut.

      Maren Sanchez was stabbed Friday morning as students were headed to their first period class, CBS News reports.

      Staff at the Milford, Connecticut school witnessed the attack, according to CBS News.

      Maren Sanchez was a star student, her family told CBS News.

      Sanchez TMs classmate allegedly killed her by slashing her throat, a student told CBS.

      Sanchez posted a photo to Facebook in the dress she planned on wearing to prom.

      Reports say the 16-year-old was remembered at a vigil on Friday, and prom was canceled.