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Female Hudson Valley HS Student Dies From Stab Wound Suffered During Fight

There was a fight that reportedly left one student with a stab wound in New Rochelle.
There was a fight that reportedly left one student with a stab wound in New Rochelle. Photo Credit: Google Maps

The 16-year-old female New Rochelle High School student who was stabbed during a fight near the high school on Wednesday afternoon has died, according to police.

Valeree Schwab, 16, suffered a stab wound during a fight early on Wednesday afternoon outside the Dunkin’ Donuts location on North Avenue, around the corner from the high school.

According to police, officers responded to the scene shortly after 12:20 p.m. on Wednesday, where there were reports of a fight involving multiple high school-aged students. During the dispute, Schwab suffered a stab wound in her torso. She was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center, but was later pronounced dead.

A suspect has been identified, but no further info has been released.

The incident remains under active investigation. Anyone with information regarding the fight or stabbing have been asked to contact the New Rochelle Police Department's General Investigations Unit by calling (914) 654-2270.

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