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Four FSU Fraternity brothers face charges over hazing


Four Fraternity brothers at Florida State University were arrested this week and face misdemeanor charges over hazing for new Fraternity pledges.

The arrests came after a three-month long investigation of the University's Sigma Chi Chapter.
   
The Sigma Chi's at Florida State are in hot water, over cold beer and hard liquor.

FSU police say back on October 8th, brothers there taped full bottles of rum and vodka into pledges' hands and pressured them to drink it all.

"We're not aware of any hospitalizations, but people were to the point of vomiting and actually urinating on themselves so it was pretty serious."

The Sigma Chi Fraternity was suspended in October. Now four Fraternity brothers who police say organized and supervised initiation process for pledges, have been arrested.

"I think that game is known as Edward Fortyhands, and its something that is part of popular culture these days."

"Its awful, but I wasn't really shocked to hear about it..."

"Do you think that the arrests are important?"

"Yeah, it'll show people that it shouldn't be done and it needs to change."

"I mean, I don't know if arrests are reasonably appropriate, especially if nobody was seriously injured."

FSU's Vice President of Student Affairs says the University will be reviewing the Fraternity brothers actions to see if they've violated any student conduct codes and the Fraternity itself could face a lengthy suspension or worse.

"The most severe action would be that they wouldn't be able to function at the University."