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Settlements reached in lawsuit over Milford school stabbing death

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MILFORD -

A man who stabbed a high school classmate to death after she rejected his prom invitation has agreed to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the victim's mother.

According to a court document filed last week, Christopher Plaskon, 20, and his parents reached agreements with Donna Cimarelli-Sanchez.

Details have not been disclosed, and the settlement still needs to be approved in a probate court.

It happened on the morning of April 25, 2014, the day of the prom, when Plaskon fatally stabbed Maren Sanchez, 16, in the hallway of Jonathan Law High School in Milford.

Plaskon was 16 years old at the time.

He was sentenced to 25 years in prison last year after pleading no contest to murder.

A lawsuit against the city of Milford and its school board remains pending.

The Associated Press wire services helped contribute to this report.

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