Family of Milford stabbing suspect releases statement to media - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Family of Milford stabbing suspect releases statement to media

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Christopher Plaskon  (Milford public schools photo) Christopher Plaskon (Milford public schools photo)

The following statement has been released by the family of 16-year-old Christopher Plaskon. He is accused of fatally stabbing 16-year-old junior Maren Sanchez at Jonathan Law High School on Friday morning.

Here is the statement from the Plaskon family:

Words can only fall short in conveying the depth and breadth of the raw sadness we are left with by this unimaginable tragedy. Our hearts are forever broken as we, like you, struggle to understand.

 To the Sanchez family, our deepest sympathies. Please know that you are now, and forever, in our hearts, our thoughts and our prayers. We join with the entire Milford community to celebrate the life and mourn the loss of this most vibrant and exceptional young woman.

 To our extended family, friends and neighbors and all who have reached out to us in our darkest hour with warmth, kindness, understanding and compassion, you cannot know how much it has meant to us. Thank you.

 In prayer we ask for comfort for the Sanchez family and all of us so deeply affected by this tragedy. We pray for the wisdom to guide us as we desperately try to pull together the shattered pieces of our families. And finally, we pray that time may soften our wounds and reveal forgiveness in the hearts of all

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