SQL statement

why am i getting an error on this page:
<html>
<head>
<title>Deleting Contact...</title>
</head>

<body>
<cfquery name = "DeleteContact" datasource = #application.dsn#>
DELETE *
FROM Contacts
WHERE ContactID = #url.ContactID#
</cfquery>

<cflocation url = "deletedContact.cfm?alphaindex=#url.alphaindex#">
</body>
</html>

The error says that incorrect syntax is near *.
Thanks
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mkishlineCommented:
The DELETE statement in sql either does not need to specify the fields, it implicity deletes them all.

<cfquery name="DeleteContact" datasource="#application.dsn#">
  DELETE
  FROM Contacts
  WHERE ContactID = <cfqueryparam value="#URL.ContactID#" CFSQLType="CF_SQL_INTEGER" />
</cfquery>
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jsctechyAuthor Commented:
how can i do that after the click is done and the deletion is been done to route the user to this page:
deletecontact.cfm?
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mkishlineCommented:
I'm not sure that I understand your question. It appears that to delete a person, a user would go to the page you've shown specifying an ID number in the URL, and then after the person has been deleted, they are redirected to the deletedContact.cfm page.
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