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Text messages read in court after the hazing death of a Penn State fraternity pledge declare ‘We are f—ed’

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.

Dozens of text messages from Penn State fraternity brothers were read in court on Monday during a preliminary hearing on the hazing death of Tim Piazza, Buzzfeed News reported.

“I think we are f—ed. Like beyond f—ed,” Beta Theta Pi fraternity brother Daniel Casey texted his girlfriend in February, according to Buzzfeed. “I don’t want to go to jail for this.”

Timothy Piazza, a 19-year-old Penn State sophomore, died in February after a hazing ritual called “The Gauntlet.”

The hearing will determine if fraternity brothers go to trial.

In May, 18 members of Beta Theta Pi, as well as the fraternity corporation, read more >>>

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