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Following Student's Death, Counseling Available at Murphy Junior High

Grief counselors available until 2 p.m. at the school.

Grief counselors are available for students, family and staff members who may seek counseling until 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Murphy Junior High School following the death of an eighth-grade student at his home last weekend.

Principal Vincent Vizzo said in an email statement to the community that the school "will continue to provide support and assistance to our students, families and school community upon our return from the spring break."

The Three Village Central School District released a Facebook comment by the victim's family, in which they said: "There have been many posts about [this] death being about bullying. We do NOT know this is true. ... Please dont point fingers at anyone or place blame on someone."

Stony Brook Resident April 11, 2012 at 11:31 AM
My heart and prayers go out to that family.
Caroline April 11, 2012 at 06:55 PM
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.
three village resident April 12, 2012 at 02:37 PM
Prayers to family and friends.
jacqueline mcloughlin April 13, 2012 at 12:55 AM
so incredible sorry for the loss of the beautiful young boy, i pray that peace and love carries the parents and siblings thru this very very difficult time. I will pray for them at this time,,so so sorry for your loss, jacqueline mcloughlin

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