Crime New evidence shows Timothy Piazza was given at least 18 drinks in 1 hour and 22 minutes, DA says

22:41  13 november  2017
22:41  13 november  2017 Source:   Los Angeles Times

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New evidence revealed this week brought new charges in the hazing death of Penn State University student Timothy Piazza . Authorities recovered video footage that had allegedly been deleted by Piazza ’s peers, showing he consumed 18 alcoholic drinks in one hour and 22 minutes

Video surveillance that was deleted by a fraternity member allegedly showed frat brothers serving Piazza 18 alcoholic drinks in 1 hour and 22 minutes , according to District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller.

New charges have been filed related to the death of Timothy Piazza who was a Beta Theta Pi pledge in February 2017.

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Piazza was furnished with at least 18 drinks in 1 hour and 22 minutes , Parks Miller's office said . That night, after taking part in an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual known as the "Gauntlet," a heavily intoxicated Piazza was heard falling down the stairs.

Piazza was furnished with at least 18 drinks in 1 hour and 22 minutes , Parks Miller's office said . That night, after taking part in an alcohol-fueled hazing ritual known as the "Gauntlet," a heavily intoxicated Piazza was heard falling down the stairs.

Piazza, new evidence revealed, consumed 18 alcoholic drinks in one hour and 22 minutes.

Recovered video, which had allegedly been deleted by Piazza’s peers, led to charges against 12 new people.

Ryan Liam Burke, Bo Han Sang, Joshua Robert Kurczewski, Aiden O’Brien and Jonathan Kanzler have each been charged in connection with the case. Each man was charged with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter for their alleged roles in the events that led to Piazza’s death on Feb. 4.

They were also charged with misdemeanor simple assault, misdemeanor recklessly endangering another person, misdemeanor hazing and misdemeanor furnishing liquor to a minor.

Joseph Ems, Brian Gelb, Patrick Jackson, Reggie Goeke, Donald Prior and Mike Fernandez were charged with misdemeanor hazing and misdemeanor furnishing alcohol to minors. Charges against Ems were previously dismissed.

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In fact, authorities say , every drink consumed was provided to him by a fraternity brother. Tim Piazza was furnished with at least 18 drinks in 1 hour and 22 minutes , Parks Miller's office said .

The newly recovered basement video could be a game-changer in that it shows Piazza being served at least 18 drinks within one hour and 22 minutes from fraternity brothers, according to Parks Miller.

Braxton Becker was charged with misdemeanor tampering with evidence, misdemeanor obstructing administration of law and misdemeanor hindering apprehension. In investigating the case, State College police filed unrelated drug charges against Becker.

Piazza allegedly fell down basement stairs at about 11 p.m. Feb. 2 at Beta Theta Pi’s fraternity house on Penn State’s campus, according to court documents. Piazza, a sophomore who was a brother in the fraternity, was unconscious and unresponsive the next morning when first responders were notified by a caller about Piazza’s condition.

Police responded to the call at the fraternity house at 10:49 a.m. Feb. 3. Piazza was then taken to Mount Nittany Medical Center and later flown to Hershey Medical Center, where he died. Stacy Parks Miller eyes appeal after devastating outcome for Piazza family in Beta Theta Pi ruling. © Daniel A. Nelson/Mclatchy Stacy Parks Miller eyes appeal after devastating outcome for Piazza family in Beta Theta Pi ruling.

Colleges are suspending Greek life. Don’t expect the ban to last. .
<p>This year alone, the deaths of four pledges in alcohol-related incidents and various hazing infractions have led to the closing down of some or all Greek life activities on several college campuses and the filing of criminal charges against more than two dozen students. </p>Not any more.

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