FAMU Hazing Death
A former Florida A & M University band member faces up to 35 years in prison when he’s sentenced Tuesday for his role in the hazing death of drum major Robert Champion.
A prosecutor in the case of three former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major said all who participated, including the victim, knew it was illegal.
Another big change is near for Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 which hopes to return to the field in the future.
A third person charged in the hazing death of Florida A & M University drum major Robert Champion will plead guilty.
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 President James Ammons is resigning from his position at the school as the ongoing scandal surrounding band member Robert Champion’s hazing death continues to grow.
After suffering the loss of their son Robert Champion, a drum major who died after being hazed by his Marching 100 bandmates, his parents will be in Orlando Wednesday to file a lawsuit against Florida A&M University.
As the investigation continues into whether hazing played a part in the death of a Florida A&M University marching band member’s death, the future of the school’s president is in question.
The on again, off again investigation by the Florida Board of Governors in how Florida A&M administrators handled concerns about hazing at the school is on again.