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3rd degree felony Charges in death of Andrew Coffey at Florida State Pi Kappa Phi

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — The Tallahassee Police Department has issued arrest warrants for nine people in the death of FSU fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey.

TPD says all nine arrest warrants were signed by the Honorable Judge Stephen Everett for the charge of college hazing, causing injury or death, which is a third-degree felony.

“This collaborative investigation was critical to finding answers for Andrew Coffey’s family and our community. Hopefully, this investigation and its outcome will prevent another tragedy from occurring,” said Chief Michael J. DeLeo.

TPD says they have arrest warrants for:

  • Luke Kluttz, 22
  • Clayton Muehlstein, 22
  • Brett Birmingham, 20
  • Connor Ravelo, 21
  • Christopher Hamlin, 20
  • Anthony Petagine, 21
  • Anthony Oppenheimer, 21
  • John Ray, 21
  • Kyle Bauer, 21

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Broken Pledges: The Deadly Rite of Hazing, High School Hazing, Wrongs of Passage and The Hazing Reader. He has written articles or columns on hazing for the Sunday Times of India, Toronto Globe & Mail, Harper's Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, The Chronicle of Higher Education and the New York Times Sunday Magazine. His new book is Hazing: Destroying Young Lives from Indiana University Press.

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