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2nd student pleads guilty in Ohio fraternity hazing case

Oct. 22, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A second student charged in the fraternity hazing death of a Bowling Green State University sophomore has pleaded guilty. Aaron Lehane, 21, of Loveland, entered his pleas Thursday as part of a deal with Wood County prosecutors. He is due to...

Ex-student pleads guilty in Ohio fraternity hazing case

Sep. 16, 2021 14:51 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — One of the eight men charged in the fraternity hazing death of a Bowling Green State University sophomore pleaded guilty on Thursday in Ohio. Niall Sweeney, 21, of Erie, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in a Wood County courtroom to felony...

Former fraternity member in Ohio indicted in pledge's death

Aug. 19, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Another former fraternity member at Bowling Green State University was indicted in the death of a pledge during an alleged hazing ritual. A grand jury indicted a 22-year-old former student Wednesday on charges that include involuntary...

College bans, expels 20 students in fraternity hazing death

Jul. 30, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A university in Ohio on Friday banned or suspended 20 students following its investigation into the death of a fraternity pledge who drank an excessive amount of alcohol during an alleged hazing ritual. Bowling Green State University in a statement...