Ohio University fraternity expelled for hazing, other violations

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ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio University has expelled the Sigma Pi fraternity for hazing and other violations, according to a release from the school.

Following a university investigation, the school said it charged the fraternity with 10 violations of the student code of conduct.

In November 2018, 18-year-old Collin Wiant from Dublin died at an annex for the fraternity. His family’s attorney alleges this was a hazing incident.

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The coroner's report determined Wiant died from asphyxiation due to nitrous oxide ingestion.

The Epsilon chapter of the fraternity was expelled from the school effective April 11.

The school said if anyone sees or knows of a possible hazing incident, that they report it to the university at 740-593-2629 or this link.

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