It has been reported that a resident of Milford, Massachusetts, aged 16, has been charged with three charges of assault in the first degree in connection with the death of McGrath.
James”Jimmy” McGrath, a high school lacrosse player who was 17 years old and was killed on Saturday outside of a house party in Shelton, Connecticut, will be remembered at the memorial ceremony that will be conducted on Sunday. The service will be held in his memory.
McGrath was allegedly stabbed to death by a resident of Milford, Connecticut, who is now 16 years old and has been charged with first-degree murder as well as three counts of first-degree assault. The juvenile offender is being held in custody with a bail set at $2 million.
At the age of 17, McGrath was remembered in an obituary as his parents’ “sunshine” and his sister’s “best friend and confidant.”
“Jim was born on the 18th of December in the year 2004, and he possessed an always positive attitude on life as well as a genuine desire to assist other people. Jim was remembered by a huge number of people as an upbeat and kind person who had a big heart and was a dedicated friend to a great number of people. At Fairfield Prep, where he participated in a variety of sports and did well in all of them, he was known as an outstanding athlete. Football and lacrosse were two of the sports that he played while he was a student at Fairfield Prep. Before that, he was a member of Shelton High School and the Connecticut Wolves.” The following line appears in his obituary: “As a team player, he understood the value of his position.”