The Seattle Times


Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Prom day stabbing suspect pleads not guilty

Christopher Plaskon, 17, third from left, appears in Superior Court in Milford, Conn., on Wednesday. Plaskon, charged with stabbing a classmate to death in school on their prom day, pleaded not guilty to murder Wednesday as his attorney said he was investigating a possible mental health defense. From left are attorney Edward Gavin, Plaskon's uncle and guardian Paul Healy, Plaskon and attorney Richard Meehan Jr.