A national Asian American fraternity is on trial in the deadly hazing of a pledge in 2013.
Pi Delta Psi is accused of being criminally negligent in the death of Michael Deng who died of brain trauma and the suspected cover up that followed.
“Thirty four, there were 34 members that acted together … Read more
One of four students facing charges in the death of a pledge in a New York fraternity testified that his frat secretly encouraged hazing, reports Reuters.
Daniel Li, 23, is former president of Pi Delta Psi fraternity at Baruch College.
Li took the stand and testified during the pretrial hearing that his frat’s national office … Read more
37 students from Baruch College in New York have been charged with the hazing death of fraternity pledge Michael Deng, reports WPIX.
Prosecutors say Deng was blindfolded, made to carry backpacks full of sand and tackled. He hit his head, losing consciousness. The incident happened during an overnight trip to Tunkhannock Township in Pennsylvania … Read more
A new bill introduced in New York would prohibit physical contact and activities during pledge ceremonies, reports Fox NY.
The bill is called Michael’s law and is named after Chun Michael Deng, who died during a fraternity event in December.
The coroner has ruled Deng’s death a homicide, but no charges have been … Read more