Charges are expected in the death of a Baruch College student from Queens who was killed in a fraternity hazing ritual, according to published reports.
Following the fraternity hazing death of a 19-year-old Queens man, a local politician is proposing a law that could prevent a similar tragedy.
The death of a 19-year-old Baruch College student from Queens who was killed in a fraternity hazing ritual has been ruled a homicide, the Luzerne County Coroner Office confirmed Friday.
Pi Delta Psi had banned the hazing ritual that claimed the life of Baruch College freshman, Chun “Michael” Deng, before the tragic death, according to the brotherhood’s national headquarters. The fraternity was also not approved to rush a pledge class, Baruch College said.
A Baruch College freshman from Oakland Gardens died Monday after he was severely injured in a fraternity hazing ritual in Pennsylvania, cops said. Chun “Michael” Deng, 19, was one of four pledges who were staying with more than 30 members of the national fraternity Pi Delta Psi in a home in the Poconos over the weekend, police said. Deng [...]
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