4 fraternity brothers sentenced in pledge's death

The former frat brothers received sentences of one to nine months in jail and house arrest for charges related to the hazing death of Penn State fraternity pledge Tim Piazza.
1:32 | 04/03/19

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Now to new developments in the Penn state hazing case more than two years after the death of Timothy piazza. Three fraternity brothers are being sentenced to time behind bars. Gio Benitez is here and has those details for us. We're hearing from Timothy's parents this morning. Reporter: We are. Good morning. They believe these sentences of jail time, probation and community service will change the state of hazing across this country. This morning, a judge handing down the first sentences in the death of 19-year-old Penn state fraternity pledge Tim piazza. More than two years after an alcohol-fueled frat party. Three of the former Penn state frat brothers Luke Visser, Michael bonatucci and Joshua kurczewski now going behind bars. Their sentences ranging from one month to nine months, all of them pleading guilty to hazing and conspiracy to commit hazing. Piazza's parents speaking to ABC news overnight. You know, these guys, they committed serious crimes and, you know, now they have to deal with it. So we're really all about making college experiences safer at this point. Reporter: And we know this morning that the Pennsylvania attorney general's office which has been prosecuting this case has obtained a large number of guilty pleas, more sentences are expected in the next few month, guys. All right, gio, thank you so much. I can remember when Tim's parents came here to our studio and they have -- they have not given up in wanting to make this a message for others. And possibly save some lives. Yes, indeed.

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