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NYC Student Fatally Stabbed Hours After Graduation

Bronx parking lot altercation ends in Isayah Muller's death
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 29, 2011 12:39 PM CDT

(Newser) – A high school football star was stabbed in a fight with parking attendants over whether something was stolen from his family's car during his graduation ceremony and later died, police said. Isayah Muller, 19, a star running back who led his team to a district championship, was rushed to a nearby clinic yesterday by his family and later pronounced dead. The teen's father, Andre Muller, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and assault, but wasn't accused of stabbing his son.

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Following the graduation ceremony for Harry S. Truman High School, Muller’s family headed back to their car, when an argument erupted between Muller's father and parking attendants, whom he accused of stealing something from his car. A fight broke out, and Isayah was stabbed in the chest, though it's not clear by whom. (Read more New York City stories.)

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