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16-year-old girl dead after fight in high school bathroom, police say

16-year-old girl dead after fight in high school bathroom, police say

A fight in a high school restroom involving several female students ended with the death of a 16-year-old sophomore Thursday, authorities said.

The victim was a 10th-grader from New Castle, Del., who had gotten involved in a confrontation with two other students at Howard High School of Technology in Wilmington, spokeswoman Kathy K. Demarest said in a statement. She said no weapons were involved. Police are questioning the other students, Demarest said.

The girl had been flown to A.I. DuPont Children's Hospital in critical condition, police spokeswoman Sgt. Andrea Janvier said.

Student Kayla Wilson said she was in a stall in the girl's restroom when the fight...

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