Results in Amy Joyner-Francis death case sent to state

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Friday, May 6, 2016
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Family and friends gathered on Sunday night to pay tribute to a teenager from Wilmington who died after being attacked inside a bathroom in her own school.

WILMINGTON (WPVI) -- Results of a Wilmington police investigation into a high school restroom fight that left a 16-year-old girl dead have been turned over to state prosecutors, who will decide whether criminal charges should be filed.

A spokeswoman for Mayor Dennis Williams confirmed that findings of the police investigation into the death of Amy Joyner-Francis were submitted to the attorney general's office Thursday.

A spokesman for Attorney General Matt Denn thanked Wilmington detectives for their work and said prosecutors would make a prompt charging determination in the case.

Joyner-Francis died April 21 after a fight in a restroom at Howard High School of Technology that involved several female students.

Three students were suspended after the incident