Alcohol may be at fault for the death of a brother brother at Washington State University (WSU), investigators said, as the school on Tuesday suspended all fraternity and socialization activities in the meantime.
Alpha Tau Omega members called 911 after a 19-year-old fraternity member – whose identity has not yet been disclosed – was found unresponsive. Students at the house tried to perform CPR without result, NBC News reported.
When first responders arrived at an off-campus home around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, the teenager was unconscious and not breathing, Pullman Police Operations Commander Jake According to Opgenorth, according to KREM reports. The medics later declared the student dead.
USC STUDENT DEATH FUND FROM CAMPUS IS THE 9TH DEATH OF THE UNIVERSITY, MESSAGE REPORT Police said alcohol may have played a role, but it has not improved.
"In response to this situation, all the fraternities and controversies in the Greek community of WSU have necessitated an immediate halt to all social events by the end of the semester," WSU spokesman Phil Weiler said in a news release.
This is not the first a time when WSU fraternities came under scrutiny; in October 201
Days ago 19 San Diego State University (SDSU) first-year freshman died after leaving the party
A classmate of Dylan Hernandez called the police after discovering that Hernandez did not pulse when he returned to the residence hall. at the hospital last Thursday and he died on Sunday.
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His specific cause of death is unclear.
After his death, SDSU stopped 14 of its fraternities as a university police investigation revealed allegations that "the fraternity was involved in a possible violation".