The stabbing shocked classmates, who described Plaskon as a nice, normal kid who played sports and seemed to fit in well at the school.
Here’s what you need to know about Plaskon:
1. Friends Say He Stabbed Sanchez for Snubbing His Invite to the Prom
Sanchez’s friend confirmed he was enraged that she rejected an invitation to be his date to Jonathan Law’s junior prom, which was scheduled to take place Friday night at Vazzano’s Four Seasons in nearby Stratford. School officials announced at a news conference that the prom and post-prom party had been postponed.
Witnesses said Plaskon shoved Sanchez down a flight of stairs and tried to choke her before stabbing her with a kitchen knife he had brought from home. Milford police said in a news release that Sanchez suffered multiple lacerations to her neck, chest and face.
' I know he threw you down the stairs , slit your throat & stabbed you in your neck . But Maren you at STRONG ! I know you can recover !
— . ᔕᒪIᗰᗰ . (@_imaaaannii) April 25, 2014
2. He’s Going to Be Charged as an Adult
Students say a boy at Jonathan Law High School in Connecticut stabbed a girl in the throat for refusing to go to prom with him. Here is what you need to know.Click here to read more