GAINESVILLE (CBSMiami/AP) — A University of Florida fraternity is closing after allegations its members insulted and spit at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort.READ MORE: Coast Guard Recovers 1 Body In Search After Boat Capsizes Off Florida Coast
The school said Tuesday that Zeta Beta Tau fraternity’s closing is effective immediately. It comes a week after the school suspended the fraternity and expelled three of its members after finding they had behaved inappropriately.READ MORE: Miami's Overheated Home Prices Continue While Experts Say Red Hot Housing Market Starting To Losing Steam
The school previously said it’s charging the fraternity with obscene behavior, public intoxication, theft, causing physical or other harm, and damage to property.
The situation occurred while the fraternity and veterans with the Warrior Beach Retreat were at the Laketown Wharf Resort last weekend. The veterans were there for an annual retreat meant to honor their service, and the fraternity had a social function.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Testing Site Finder
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