During opening statements in the Florida A&M University hazing trial, prosecutors said a former band member was the main organizer of the brutal hazing which killed another member.
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.
Ten remaining defendants who were charged in the hazing death of Robert Champion, a former drum major at FAMU, are set to attend a status hearing Friday on their cases.
Another big change is near for Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 which hopes to return to the field in the future.
Former Florida A&M band members are pleading not guilty to increased charges of manslaughter related to the death of drum major Robert Champion.
New charges have been filed against ten former Florida A&M University band members accused in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion.
A scathing report which contends FAMU officials failed to comply with state laws and regulations in years leading up to the death of a school drum major was shown to the board that governs Florida’s universities.
Florida A&M university is being blasted by the lawyer for a student who died during a band hazing incident who said a proposed settlement in his death is unacceptable.