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FSU President John Thrasher suspends all Greek life actions on the college’s campus, efficient instantly.

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Tallahbadee Police Department’s Chief Michael DeLeo speaks in regards to the demise of Andrew Coffey, an FSU pupil who died following a celebration on Friday.
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FSU President John Thrasher has introduced a ban on all Greek life at FSU.

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In a Facebook video badertion, Tallahbadee Police Department Chief Michael DeLeo mentioned TPD is working intently with FSU to research the case and to make sure disaster counseling is obtainable for college kids.

DeLeo mentioned investigators have interviewed greater than 50 folks to this point and expects to interview extra.

“Although there are indicators alcohol may have been a factor in this case, we are waiting for the results of the autopsy so no cause of death been determined,” DeLeo mentioned. “TPD will continue to work with the state attorney office so as new information becomes available to determine what charges, if any, are appropriate.”

“It is important that we have all the information available to find answers for Andrew’s family, friends and our community.”

PARENTS’ WEEKEND TRAGEDY:

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Florida State University President John Thrasher has indefinitely suspended all fraternities and sororities efficient instantly.

The suspension follows the demise of 20-year-old Andrew Coffey, a Pi Kappa Phi pledge, and the current arrest of 20-year-old Garrett John Marcy, a Phi Delta Theta fraternity member who’s accused of promoting cocaine.

“For this suspension to end, there will need to be a new normal for Greek life at the university,” Thrasher mentioned in his badertion. “There must be a new culture, and our students must be full participants in creating it.”

All fraternity and sorority chapters are prohibited from holding new member occasions, chapter conferences, chapter organized tailgates, socials, philanthropy, retreats, intramurals and arranged participation in Market Wednesday and Homecoming,

A ban on alcohol has additionally been issued in any respect Recognized Student Organization occasions through the interim suspension.

“All of our student organizations – Greek organizations and the other recognized student organizations on campus – must step up. They will have to participate in the solution,” Thrasher mentioned.

(Update by Samantha Davis, News Editor of FSView).

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FSU President John Thrasher has introduced a ban on all Greek life at FSU. 

“I want to send a serious message, I really do,” mentioned Thrasher. “We’ve got a serious problem.”

Thrasher has additionally banned alcohol in any respect pupil group features.

Check again with the Tallahbadee Democrat for extra on this story.

#FSU President John Thrasher proclaims ban on all Greek life. Indefinite suspension.@tdo

— Byron Dobson (@byrondobson) November 6, 2017

 

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Florida State University President John Thrasher will make an announcement relating to the demise of 20-year-old Andrew Coffey at 2 p.m. right this moment on the Westcott Building, based on a college official.

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John Thrasher, FSU president (Photo: Democrat information)

Coffey, a pledge of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, died following an off-campus home get together Friday morning.

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