Involuntary manslaughter charges dropped in Penn State frat case

Involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault charges have been dropped against eight former Penn State University fraternity members in connection with the death of a pledge at the fraternity house earlier this year.
0:29 | 09/01/17

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Here at noon a judge has thrown out the most serious charges against the Penn State fraternity Brothers charged in connection with the death of a pledge from New Jersey the court ruled. The twelfth frat Brothers will have to stand trial on lesser charges ranging from reckless endangerment. To hazing charges against four other members of the now closed beta Theta pi fraternity were dismissed. Nineteen year old Timothy piazza. Died in February following a night of heavy drinking in the frat house.

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