LSU pledge may have been 'forced to drink in excess' before death

A Louisiana State University fraternity pledge may have been forced to consume alcohol "in excess" as a part of a drinking game before he died last month, according to search warrants filed this week.
0:26 | 10/04/17

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Text messages are now the center of investigation into the alleged hazing death of a new and eighteen year old college student to lose Gianna. LSU police say Mac so Gruber and other fraternity pledges received text messages instructing them to attend a Bible study. Which is apparently code for a game in which pledges were forced to binge drink. Now police say Gruber died one day later from an apparent alcohol overdose.

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