PA Attorney General Appeals Dismissal Of Charges In Penn State Hazing Case


The Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. MIN XIAN / WPSU

STATE COLLEGE, PA (WPSU) –  Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s office is appealing the dismissal of some charges in the case of the hazing death of Penn State student Timothy Piazza.

The attorney general’s office is fighting to reinstate charges against eight defendants, including involuntary manslaughter charges faced by five former fraternity members.

President of the now-banned Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Brendan Young, and pledge master, Daniel Casey, are among those who had involuntary manslaughter charges cleared, but they both will go to trial on charges of conspiracy to commit hazing.

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