A fundraiser for the family of a 17-year-old Fairfield County student who was fatally stabbed over the weekend has received well over $100,000 in donations.
James McGrath was killed during a fight in front of a home in Shelton at about 11:50 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, police reported.
James, a Shelton resident, was a football and lacrosse player at Fairfield College Preparatory School.
Three other teens were also injured in the incident, and a 16-year-old Milford resident was arrested and charged with murder and three counts of assault, authorities said.
A GoFundMe set up for the McGrath family has received $109,452, far passing its $15,000 goal, as of Wednesday, May 18.
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