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Penn State frat brothers cleared of felony charges in horrifying ‘Gauntlet’ hazing death

Brendan Young Jr., walks out for a lunch break during his preliminary hearing on charges related to the hazing death of Timothy Piazza at the Penn State's Beta Theta Pi fraternity, at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pa., Monday, June 12, 2017.

A judge has thrown out manslaughter and assault charges against eight Penn State fraternity brothers in the hazing death of 19-year-old sophomore Tim Piazza, reported.

Piazza died in February after a hazing ritual called “The Gauntlet,” an event at which pledges drank at a series of alcohol stations and consumed four to five drinks in as little two minutes. Fourteen hours after Piazza showed up to the event he was rushed to the hospital. He died the next day.

Piazza’s parents, Jim and Evelyn, had spoken out vigorously before the hearing about the manner in which read more >>>

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