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More news on the death of Andrew J. Segal, Phi Kappa Psi

BRIEF: UA fraternity member died of natural causes

Apr 19, 2009 (The Arizona Daily Star – McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) — A University of Arizona student who was found dead at his fraternity house in March died of natural causes, authorities said.

The Pima County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Andrew J. Segal, a 19-year-old sophomore, died a sudden, natural death, a UA Police Department press release says.

Segal, a member of Phi Kappa Psi and a theater-production major, was found dead on March 6 in the fraternity house at 1011 N. Tyndall Ave.

Segal was originally from the San Jose, Calif., area.

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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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