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Wake to be held today for Bridgeport teenager who was stabbed to death

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A wake will be held today for the Bridgeport teenager who police say was stabbed to death by her own uncle.

Richard Segabiro, 31, the uncle of 16-year-old Francine Nyanzaninka, admitted to killing her last week in their home.

According to investigators, Nyanzaninka had been stabbed more than 30 times and nearly decapitated.

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Nyanzaninka came to the U.S. with her uncle and his family after her parents were killed in the Congo.

The viewing will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Saint Ann Academy, where Nyanzaninka attended school.

Her funeral will take place tomorrow. 

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