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Crime 9 people indicted in alleged hazing death of 18-year-old university student

01:09  20 november  2019
01:09  20 november  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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The other students sent him to a railroad bridge, which they believed was not in use; however, an According to the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention at the University of There has been at least one university hazing death each year from 1969 to 2017.[2] According to

An 18 - year - old University at Buffalo student died Wednesday after falling victim to a suspected hazing incident last week, his school's president said in a statement.

Nine people were indicted on a range of charges related to the alleged hazing death of an 18-year-old Ohio University, officials announced.

a group of people sitting at a table in front of a building: A 2016 photo of the apartment house, center, in Athens, O.H., where Collin Lewis Wiant, 18, of Dublin, was found unresponsive on Nov. 12, 2018.© Google Street View A 2016 photo of the apartment house, center, in Athens, O.H., where Collin Lewis Wiant, 18, of Dublin, was found unresponsive on Nov. 12, 2018.

An Athens County grand jury handed down the indictments Monday, just over a year after Collin Wiant died of asphyxiation from nitrous oxide ingestion on Nov. 12, 2018.

The charges include hazing, involuntary manslaughter, reckless homicide, trafficking and tampering with evidence, according to a statement from the Athens County prosecuting attorney.

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Four people were indicted on Thursday on charges in the death of a Louisiana State University student whose blood-alcohol content was more than six times the legal limit for driving. The state grand jury issued the indictments six months after 18 - year - old Maxwell Gruver died at a hospital after a

Louisiana State University police on Wednesday charged 10 young men for the alleged hazing death of an 18 - year - old last month, levelling a homicide charge against one of the accused. The current and former students of the university in the southern US state are accused of forcing freshman Maxwell

The individuals indicted include: Joshua Thomas Androsac, 20; Saxon Angell-Perez; Dominic A. Figliola; Corbin Michael Gustafson, 22; Zachary Herskovitz, 22; Cullen Willi McLaughlin, 20; Elijah Robert Wahib, 22; James Dylan Wanke, 25; and Stephan Brent Lewis, 27.

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It was not immediately clear if any had yet retained legal representation.

On Tuesday, an attorney for Wiant's family said the indictments marked "a very important day."

"Without severe consequences, there will not be change and lives will continue to be lost. … The criminal justice system needs to send a message and we believe that’s exactly what the Athens County Prosecutor’s Office is doing," attorney Rex Elliot said in a statement to ABC News. "Our goal is to eliminate hazing in its entirety so that no other mother and father have to lose a child."

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a house that is parked on the side of a building: A 2016 photo of the apartment house, center, in Athens, O.H., where Collin Lewis Wiant, 18, of Dublin, was found unresponsive on Nov. 12, 2018.© Google Street View A 2016 photo of the apartment house, center, in Athens, O.H., where Collin Lewis Wiant, 18, of Dublin, was found unresponsive on Nov. 12, 2018.

Wiant was a freshman at the university and had been selected as a pledge two months before he died, according to a wrongful death suit filed by his family in February against the fraternity and 10 unnamed individuals.

The teenager died inside a Sigma Pi Epsilon annex house in Athens, Ohio, where he was allegedly beaten with a belt, pelted with eggs, deprived of sleep and forced to take drugs and drink a gallon of alcohol in an hour, the lawsuit alleged.

Since Wiant's death, and amid new reports of hazing, the university announced in October it had suspended all 15 of its Interfraternity Council fraternity chapters.

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The full list of charges are as follows:

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Maxwell Gruver, 18 , of Roswell, Georgia, died after an alleged hazing incident at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity sometime on Wednesday, Sept. Four of the 10 were indicted in the case. RELATED STORIES: Judge rules cell phone password in alleged LSU hazing death case must be turned over.

Louisiana State University police on Wednesday charged 10 young men for the alleged hazing death of an 18 - year - old last month, levelling a homicide charge against one of the accused. The current and former students of the university in the southern US state are accused of forcing freshman Maxwell

Joshua Thomas Androsac: one count of permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of hazing, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; one count of involuntary manslaughter, a felony of the first degree; two counts of trafficking in harmful intoxicants, felonies of the fifth degree; and trafficking in cocaine, a felony of the fifth degree

Saxon Angell-Perez: one count of permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of hazing, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; and one count of trafficking in cocaine, a felony of the fifth degree

Dominic A. Figliola: one count of permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of hazing, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; one count of aggravated trafficking in drugs, a felony of the fourth degree; and one count of failure to comply with underage alcohol laws, an unclassified misdemeanor

Corbin Michael Gustafson: one count of reckless Homicide, a felony of the third degree

Zachary Herskovitz: one count of permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of hazing, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree

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An 18 - year - old University at Buffalo student who was involved in a possible hazing incident at a college fraternity has died. The nature of the alleged hazing was not immediately clear. Police officials told the Buffalo News that Serafin-Bazan was performing exercises from Thursday night into

Fifteen members of a Rutgers University fraternity have been indicted in the alcohol-related death of an 18 - year - old freshman pledge at a party last In voting indictments , the grand jury had three options, including aggravated hazing . The others were aggravated manslaughter, which carries a

Cullen Willi McLaughlin: two counts of trafficking in LSD, felonies of the fifth degree

Elijah Robert Wahib: one count of tampering with evidence, a felony of the third degree; permitting drug abuse, a felony of the fifth degree; one count of hazing, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree; one count of assault, a misdemeanor of the first degree; one count of obstructing justice, a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of failure to comply with underage alcohol laws, an unspecified misdemeanor

James Dylan Wanke: one count of involuntary manslaughter, a felony of the first degree; two counts of trafficking in harmful intoxicants, felonies of the fifth degree; one count of involuntary manslaughter, a felony of the third degree; and one count of improperly dispensing or distributing nitrous oxide, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree

Stephan Brent Lewis: one count of trafficking in harmful intoxicants, a felony of the fifth degree; and one count of improperly dispensing or distributing nitrous oxide, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree

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  Expelled LSU Student Sentenced to Five Years in Fraternity Hazing Death The former Louisiana State University student who was found guilty of negligent homicide for the hazing death of 18-year-old Phi Delta Theta pledge Max Gruver was sentenced to five years in prison on Wednesday. Jurors reportedly took just one hour to convict Matthew Naquin in July. The 21-year-old Texas native was also sentenced to three years of probation and 1,000 hours of community service. The judge ordered Naquin to write a letter of apology to the Gruver family, and for every year he is on probation he must go to three separate high schools and give a one-hour talk about hazing, according to WVLA-TV.

The first reported hazing death in the Philippines was that of Gonzalo Mariano Albert, a University of the Philippines Diliman student and a Upsilon Sigma Phi neophyte. He died in 1954. The death of Leonardo Villa in 1991 led to the passage of the Anti- Hazing Act of 1995.[1].

The student , Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18 , was taken from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity on Thursday morning to a hospital because of a “medical In one episode, a number of Penn State fraternity members were indicted this year in connection with the death of a 19- year - old student , though the

ABC News' Cheryl Gendron and Karma Allen contributed to this report.

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