Penn State Frat Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter After Deadly Hazing Process

- By Bossip Staff

Student Left For Dead At Fraternity Induction Ceremony

Eight members of Penn State’s Beta Theta Pi fraternity were charged with involuntary manslaughter after hazing went too far. During the “bid acceptance night”, which is the official induction to join the fraternity, 19-year-old Timothy Piazza suffered from multiple head injuries due to an over-consumption of alcohol.

As part of the initiation, fraternity members must undergo “the gauntlet”. According to police reports, “the gauntlet” is a series of stations where members must consume four to five cups of alcohol in under two minutes. The object is to get really drunk, really fast.

After participating in “the gauntlet”, Piazza fell down steps leading to the basement. He acquired bruises to his abdomen and was carried back upstairs. Frat house surveillance shows Piazza stumbling and hitting this head a few more times throughout the night before falling down the steps again. Other fraternity members delayed calling the ambulance, ignored another member who suggested Piazza was unconscious and tried to cover up the scene by throwing out any “evidence” of alcohol.

Other fraternity members delayed calling the ambulance, ignored another member who suggested Piazza was unconscious and tried to cover up the scene by throwing out any “evidence” of alcohol.

Needless to say, the fraternity is banned indefinitely. Hopefully, Piazza’s parents find some peace knowing justice was served for their son.

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