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Friends Remember Slain Meriden Teen

A Facebook page in honor of Deandre Felton has now garnered over 2,500 follows as police continue the investigation into Felton's death Friday.

Multiple messages, photos and codolences have accumulated on a Facebook page dedicated to Deandre Felton, the 15-year-old Meriden teen who was fatally stabbed just outside Midstate Medical Center last Friday.

Meriden police continue to reportedly investigate the crime that occured on Kensington Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Two teenagers were reportedly stabbed, one of them later identified as Felton.

Felton was rushed to the nearby hospital but died from his injuries, police said. Since his death, the community held a vigil at a city park, and a Facebook page has sprung up in Felton's memory. As of Monday evening, it had 2,556 followers.

The Record Journal newspaper identified the second victim as an eighth grade student from Washington Middle School.

The newspaper also reported that police were talking to a person of interest in the stabbing. A Meriden detective reached for comment Monday evening said he could not confirm this information.

The Meriden Police Department is asking anyone who may have any information regarding this incident to contact Detective Martin Eisner at (203) 630-6260.

Saintsation October 22, 2012 at 11:51 AM
A punk is a punk ANY WAY YOU LOOK AT IT! Stop protecting these gangs, They went out to harm people and got what they deserved! Sometimes God uses justice in a different way, If it were your face being smashed in you would have a different opinion. You don`t want your children to die? Neither do the people they were trying to kill? Mother`s should care enough to teach their children right from wrong, instead of making excuses for their bad behavior!
Saintsation October 22, 2012 at 11:56 AM
His parents would not be burying him if they had to taught him to be an upstanding young man, Now would they?
Saintsation October 22, 2012 at 11:58 AM
You would be shot too dumbass
eazye November 16, 2012 at 10:25 PM
its like this if it was me geting jumpe i am going to do what i have to do too be the winer on the other hand if it was my son i be mad as hell and when the turth come out if my son was wrong i just have to take it but i belive in a eye for a eye
eazye November 16, 2012 at 10:28 PM
y u say that was u there too know what happened must be white or u didnt like him

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