Student brought to hospital from university fraternity dies

FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 file photo, Texas Tech freshman Regan Elder helps drape a bed sheet with the message "No Means No" over the university's seal at the Lubbock, Texas campus to protest what students say is a "rape culture" on campus. A picture of a banner at a Sept. 20 Phi Delta Theta fraternity gathering, briefly posted online, read, "No Means Yes," followed by a graphic sexual remark. A study by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the University of Windsor published on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 found that a program that taught college women ways to prevent sexual assault cut in half the chances they would be raped over the next year. It was the first large, scientific test of resistance training, and the strong results should spur more universities to offer it, experts say. (AP Photo/Betsy Blaney)

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – A Louisiana coroner has confirmed the death of an 18-year-old man who was brought to a hospital from a university fraternity house.

Alexander says the university has suspended “all Greek activities” pending the outcome of the LSU police investigation of Gruver’s death.

Alexander says LSU officials have repeatedly warned that hazing is “dangerous, irresponsible and unacceptable” and won’t be tolerated.

East Baton Rouge Parish coroner Dr. Beau Clark said Louisiana State University student Maxwell Gruver died Thursday. An autopsy was planned for Friday morning.

The Baton Rouge-based public university released a statement saying school officials were “aware of an incident” Wednesday night “involving a fraternity.” The university said it was investigating.

The statement did not identify the fraternity. Baton Rouge news media outlets report that crime scene tape had been placed around the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house and that detectives were on the scene

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