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Girls involved in fatal fight at Delaware school suspended

WILMINGTON, Del. --A schools official says three students involved ina fight at a Delaware school in which a teenager died have been suspended.

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New Castle County Vo-Tech School District spokeswoman Kathy Demarest says the girls have been out of Howard High School of Technology since the assault last week. Sixteen-year-old Amy Joyner-Francis was killed in the confrontation.

The girls' removal from the school was first reported by The News Journal.

Wilmington Police Chief Bobby Cummings says charges will be filed in the case, possibly by the end of the week.

The deadly assault, captured on video, shocked the community.

School officials are hosting parent meetings this week to help address concerns and explain what counseling services are available at the school.

Meanwhile, police issued a statement Wednesday at the request of the victim's family urging people not to fall prey to Internet scammers purportedly trying to raise money for the family. The statement says the family has not and will not set up any online fundraisers or GoFundMe accounts.

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