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Georgia teen's death at LSU frat house possible hazing incident

17 September 2017

During a press conference this afternoon, LSU officials announced that all Greek activities at LSU have been suspended indefinitely as the death of an 18-year-old student is investigated.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office released their initial autopsy results conducted on Maxwell Gruver, of Roswell, Ga., Friday morning.

Results from comprehensive toxicology and histological testing will take up to one month to come in, according to Clark. "As we continuously warned over and over again hazing is unsafe, irresponsible and unacceptable and will not be tolerated at LSU period", Alexander said. King Alexander said an investigation into his death is ongoing.

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Alexander said that while the details surrounding Gruver's death remain under investigation, "hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable, and it will not be tolerated at LSU, period", The Times-Picayune reported.

LSU is investigating the death of freshman Maxwell Gruver, according to New York Daily News.

Last February, a 19-year-old Pennsylvania State University student died during a pledge event, leading to criminal charges for fraternity members. Officials believe alcohol was involved in the death.

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Phi Delta Theta called the death "heartbreaking" and said it will decide on disciplinary action after the investigation is complete. A house mom lives in the fraternity house, Ballard told CNN.

Hazing incidents across the country have claimed lives of innocent students.

"As we have continuously warned over and over again - hazing is risky, irresponsible, and unacceptable and it will not be tolerated at LSU, period", said university president F King Alexander at a press conference on Thursday.

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"We're committed to investigating this situation thoroughly. Our deepest sympathies and prayers go to his family and his friends", Alexander added.

Georgia teen's death at LSU frat house possible hazing incident