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Crime New evidence shows Timothy Piazza was given at least 18 drinks in 1 hour and 22 minutes, DA says

22:41  13 november  2017
22:41  13 november  2017 Source:   latimes.com

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Piazza , new evidence revealed, consumed 18 alcoholic drinks in one hour and 22 minutes . Recovered video, which had allegedly been deleted by Piazza ’s peers, led to charges against 12 new people. Ryan Liam Burke, Bo Han Sang, Joshua Robert Kurczewski

Prosecutors say new evidence reveals Timothy Piazza was given 18 drinks in less than 90 minutes . Piazza , new evidence revealed, consumed 18 alcoholic drinks in one hour and 22 minutes . Recovered video, which had allegedly been deleted by Piazza ’s peers, led to charges against 10

New charges have been filed related to the death of Timothy Piazza who was a Beta Theta Pi pledge in February 2017.

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Piazza , new evidence revealed, consumed 18 alcoholic drinks in one hour and 22 minutes . Recovered video, which had allegedly been deleted by Piazza ’s peers, led to charges against 10 new people. Ryan Liam Burke, 21, Aidan O’Brien, 20, Jonathan Kanzler, 19, Joshua Kurczewski, 19

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Piazza, new evidence revealed, consumed 18 alcoholic drinks in one hour and 22 minutes.

Recovered video, which had allegedly been deleted by Piazza’s peers, led to charges against 12 new people.

Ryan Liam Burke, Bo Han Sang, Joshua Robert Kurczewski, Aiden O’Brien and Jonathan Kanzler have each been charged in connection with the case. Each man was charged with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter for their alleged roles in the events that led to Piazza’s death on Feb. 4.

They were also charged with misdemeanor simple assault, misdemeanor recklessly endangering another person, misdemeanor hazing and misdemeanor furnishing liquor to a minor.

Joseph Ems, Brian Gelb, Patrick Jackson, Reggie Goeke, Donald Prior and Mike Fernandez were charged with misdemeanor hazing and misdemeanor furnishing alcohol to minors. Charges against Ems were previously dismissed.

University suspends Greek activities after student dies after frat event

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Piazza received " at least 18 drinks in over 1 hour and 22 minutes ," Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller said at a news conference Monday, and he "never once obtained any of those drinks for himself. Brothers [in the fraternity] were coming up to him and giving him those drinks ."

There are new developments in connection with the case of the fraternity hazing ritual at Penn State that allegedly caused the tragic death of 19-year-old

Braxton Becker was charged with misdemeanor tampering with evidence, misdemeanor obstructing administration of law and misdemeanor hindering apprehension. In investigating the case, State College police filed unrelated drug charges against Becker.

Piazza allegedly fell down basement stairs at about 11 p.m. Feb. 2 at Beta Theta Pi’s fraternity house on Penn State’s campus, according to court documents. Piazza, a sophomore who was a brother in the fraternity, was unconscious and unresponsive the next morning when first responders were notified by a caller about Piazza’s condition.

Police responded to the call at the fraternity house at 10:49 a.m. Feb. 3. Piazza was then taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center and later flown to Hershey Medical Center, where he died. Stacy Parks Miller eyes appeal after devastating outcome for Piazza family in Beta Theta Pi ruling. © Daniel A. Nelson/Mclatchy Stacy Parks Miller eyes appeal after devastating outcome for Piazza family in Beta Theta Pi ruling.

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