Charges expected in death of Delaware high school student

    Police outside Howard High School on April 21st. (John Jankowski for NewsWorks)

    Police outside Howard High School on April 21st. (John Jankowski for NewsWorks)

    Three people could face charges following last week’s deadly assault of a 16-year-old Howard High School of Technology student. 

    Wilmington Police Chief Bobby Cummings said the charges are expected to be filed by the end of the week, according to the Associated Press.

    WPD is working with Delaware Attorney General Matt Denn’s office and the state’s Division of Forensic Science investigating Amy Inita Joyner-Francis’ death.  

    The high school sophomore and honor roll student was killed after a fight with fellow students broke out in a girls bathroom last Thursday. Joyner-Francis was airlifted to the hospital, where she died from her injuries.

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