Police investigate 4 separate fraternity deaths in past month

In the most recent incident, a freshman at Washington State University was pronounced dead at an off-campus home used by the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity.
1:48 | 11/13/19

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Now to a crackdown at colleges across the country after another fraternity-related death. The fourth in the past month and whit Johnson is here with the latest. Good morning. Concern and fear growing across college campuses with police investigating those four separate death, two this week alone and the university still looking into the circumstances but already identifying two common factors, fraternities and alcohol. 19-year-old male is not conscious. Not breathing. They believe it may be alcohol poisoning. Reporter: Police near Washington state university arriving at an off campus fraternity house to find alpha tau omega brothers performing cpr on a first year student pronounced dead at the scene and the university suspending all fraternity activities. His death comes just two days after 19-year-old Dylan Hernandez was found dead in a San Diego state university dorm room following an event for the fraternity phi gamma delta. He had fallen off his bunk bed about like a six-foot drop and we later found out that he fractured his skull from that fall but none of us knew at the time. Reporter: San Diego state immediately suspending their fraternities saying it will keep the organizations under suspension while it considers next steps. Officials in Arizona state university and Cornell also taking action against the Greek system after deaths linked to fraternities late last month. Universities across the country are still grappling with hazing and dangerous drinking despite some high-profile deaths in recent years including Timothy piazza at Penn state. His mother reacting to the two most recent incidents on her Facebook page writing, when you send your child off to college, you expect them to come home. Terribly upsetting and it just keeps happening, guys. Thank you, whit.

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