Hazing News

Former LSU student now in prison

Here is the link and excerpt

BATON ROUGE – Former Phi Delta Theta fraternity member, Matthew Naquin, convicted in the hazing death of pledge Max Gruver is now serving his prison sentence.

Naquin is being held at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center. He was convicted of negligent homicide in November and was sentenced to five years in prison, however half of that was suspended.

His prison time could be cut down to less than a year with good behavior or through other jail programs.

Max Gruver (l); Naquin, r.

Once he is released, Naquin will be placed on probation for three years..

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.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.