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Student escapes charges in Prairie View A & M death of Donnie Wade

Excerpt from Houston Chronicle

DALLAS — A grand jury has declined to indict a fraternity member linked to the hazing death of a Prairie View A&M University student last year.

Waller County Assistant District Attorney Fred Edwards told The Associated Press Wednesday that the grand jury made its decision after twice meeting to consider the circumstances surrounding the death last October of Donnie Wade II of Dallas.

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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