One person dies after being taken from LSU fraternity house to hospital

Source WAFB

Source WAFB

King Alexander has suspended all campus Greek activities indefinitely following a potential hazing incident at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house.

East Baton Rouge Parish coroner Beau Clark has confirmed to Tiger TV that 18-year-old Max Gruver of Roswell, Georgia was transported from Phi Delta Theta Wednesday night to Our Lady of the Lake Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Gruver was taken to a Baton Rouge hospital for what school officials are calling a medical emergency.

Alexander's decision was made following the death of an LSU student. He said all Greek activity is suspended until further notice.

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"We are deeply saddened to inform you that Maxwell Gruver, Class of 2017, passed away today unexpectedly".

"A young man's life was cut short last night and we mourn the loss and the possible impact he may have had on our region and the world", he said.

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West Sacramento Police said the childrens' mother was inside the home during the incident and was a victim of domestic violence. A suspect in the killings, 33-year-old Robert William Hodges, was taken into custody Wednesday night in Sacramento.

"Hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable". He said the investigation will continue with the "utmost seriousness". No one has been arrested, and autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow to determine his cause of death. "And it will not be tolerated at LSU", Alexander said at a Thursday news conference.

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