FSU Fraternity Pledge Died ‘Alone In A Room Full Of People’ At Party


By Eric Levenson

Original Source: cnn.com

(CNN)When a fellow Florida State University fraternity pledge discovered Andrew Coffey had no pulse the morning after an alcohol-filled party, he didn’t immediately call 911.

Instead, the pledge called and texted five other members of the fraternity first, causing an 11-minute delay in summoning help.
Those 11 minutes would not have saved Coffey’s life, but the delay was broadly representative of the culture of the fraternity, according to a grand jury presentment released Tuesday.
“The brothers, pledges, and officers were more concerned about getting in trouble than they were about trying to save Coffey’s life,” the grand jury said.
On Tuesday, a Leon County grand jury presentment recommended that prosecutors pursue criminal charges against members of the FSU fraternity, saying the fraternity engaged in hazing and underage…click here to continue reading