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Florida State Pi Kappa Phis to court following Andrew Coffey’s death

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) –¬†All nine Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members charged in the hazing death of Florida State pledge Andrew Coffey are scheduled to go before a Leon County judge Tuesday.

The hearing is set to begin at 9 a.m. in courtroom 2b.

Coffey died Nov. 3, 2017, after he was found unresponsive following an off-campus party. His cause of death was ruled as alcohol poisoning.

By Hank Nuwer

Hank Nuwer is the Indiana-based author of Hazing: Destroying Young Lives; 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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