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Funeral to be held for fatally stabbed Va. teen

Friday - 9/27/2013, 6:50am  ET

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) -- A funeral is being held for an 18-year-old high school football player who was stabbed to death during a drug-related robbery.

The funeral for Kenny Diaz will be held Friday in at Our Lady of Angels Church in Woodbridge.

Police have arrested 19-year-old Woodbridge resident Diandra Samuels and charged her with murder and abduction in Diaz's death. A number of other people have also been arrested and face lesser charges in the killing.

Police say Samuels robbed Diaz's friend and that Diaz and others went to Samuels' home with a gun to confront her. He was later stabbed. Police say the all the encounters leading up Diaz's death were drug-related.

Diaz was a reserve player for the Woodbridge High School Vikings.


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