Dutchess County Trauma Team Assisting Arlington Community Following Student Death

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Dutchess County Trauma Team Assisting

Arlington Community Following Student Death



Poughkeepsie, NY …  Following the tragic death of an Arlington High School student last night, Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro has directed the Department of Behavioral & Community Health’s Trauma Team to provide support and assistance to students, staff, and others who are struggling with the impact of the tragedy.    The Trauma Team is currently available at the Arlington High School Library and will be there until 3pm or later as needed.  DBCH will continue to work with Arlington Central School District in the coming days to provide support and resources.


“A young life was taken life last night.   Our prayers are with the student’s families and friends as they grapple with this tragedy.   A loss like this has ripple effects throughout the community and many of us need support as we face waves of emotions and try to comprehend what happened.   Dutchess County’s Trauma Team is a valuable resource and will be available for the Arlington community for as long as necessary,” said County Executive Molinaro.


Dutchess County 24/7 HELPLINE is also available to call or text 24/7 for support and resources at 845-485-9700.


The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance. Anyone who was present and witnessed, has information, or possesses video or photographs surrounding the death of a 16-year-old Arlington High School student that occurred last night at Arlington High School is urged to contact the Sheriff’s Office.
Anyone with information can contact the Sheriff’s Office by calling the Detective Bureau at 845-486-3820 or contacting the tip line at 845-605-CLUE (2583) or dcsotips@gmail.com. When calling or emailing please leave your name and contact information and a Detective will contact you. All information will be kept confidential, and when leaving your information please indicate what you are calling about but don’t leave any specific details about the case or what you observed; those details will be discussed when the Detective contacts you.
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Author: Harlem Valley News