Police issue warrants for 10 frat members after LSU student's death

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said an autopsy on 18-year-old LSU student Maxwell Gruver

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said an autopsy on 18-year-old LSU student Maxwell Gruver

One student faces a felony negligent homicide charge.

Ten people will be captured on inception charges in the passing of a Louisiana State University society promise following a night of drinking, LSU authorities said Wednesday.

Last week, police investigators said they found Gruver had died after a bout of playing a game fraternity members called Bible Study - in which pledges are quizzed about the fraternity and are ordered to drink if they give the wrong answers.

Gruver was "highly intoxicated" when his fraternity brothers left him on a house couch, claims a witness.

The affidavit also said "several other interviews. indicated that the pledges were forced to drink in excess", WBRZ reported. The manner of death was ruled an accident. An autopsy report revealed Gruver had an highly-elevated blood alcohol level and traces of THC, the chemical found in marijuana, in his system.

On Wednesday, LSU said 10 students will be booked in connection to Gruver's death.

"We're committed to investigating this situation thoroughly".

Ballard said earlier that Greek Life activities were suspended at LSU after Gruver's death, though "educational and outreach activities have been reinstated, along with some events that are registered and approved through the university".

According to a news release, the Task Force, composed of 11 members including students, staff, administrative representation and external volunteers, will begin the review the overall governance and oversight of Greek organizations.

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