3 Defendants, Fraternity Challenge Hazing Death Evidence

by Webmaster7/26/2016

Three former fraternity brothers and the group itself are challenging evidence in the upcoming criminal trial over a pledge's death during a hazing ritual in the eastern Pennsylvania mountains.

The Pocono Record  reports a Monroe County judge held a hearing Monday on the challenges filed by the former Baruch College fraternity brothers Sheldon Won, Raymond Lam and Kenny Kwan— and the Pi Delta Psi fraternity, itself.

They want the judge to throw out some statements made to police and other evidence. The judge didn't immediately rule.

 

They defendants are charged with third-degree murder in the 2013 death of 18-year-old Chun "Michael" Deng.

Police contend they blindfolded Deng, forced him to wear a heavy backpack and repeatedly tackled him during a hazing ritual known as the glass ceiling.

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