Three more people have been convicted of manslaughter and felony hazing in the case of the death of a Florida A & M University student who died after being hazed three years ago.
Manslaughter convictions have come down on the last three defendants accused of hazing a Florida A&M drum major to death. Friday’s verdict ended a three-year-old case that shined a light on ritualized hazing within the school’s famed band.
Three years have passed since the brutal beating death of a Florida A&M University drum major exposed a culture of hazing within the school’s band.
It’s been nearly nearly three years since Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion died after being beaten and now the trial of four members of FAMU’s band is set to start on charges of felony hazing and manslaughter.
Florida A & M University’s Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents.
The four remaining defendants in the hazing death case of a Florida A&M University student have had their trial postponed until October.
The last of the eleven college students charged with hazing in the death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion surrendered herself to authorities. On Sunday Lasherry Codner, 20, turned herself in to jail officials in Orange County.