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LSU student's death may be result of alcohol-fueled hazing, officials say

LSU student's death may be result of alcohol-fueled hazing, officials say

A preliminary autopsy found that Gruver had a "highly elevated blood alcohol level plus the presence of THC in the urine", said a statement released Friday by the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office.

"No internal or external trauma noted".

Clark said the hospital tests will be confirmed in detail through additional toxicology tests.

King Alexander said police are investigating allegations that alcohol was a factor. Alexander also said that hazing is not acceptable and will not be tolerated on LSU's campus and as a result all Greek life activities are suspended. Stay with for updates. Hazing is unsafe, irresponsible and unacceptable. Comprehensive toxicology and histological testing will take another 4 weeks to complete, according to Clark.

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"Our honest condolences are extended to Mr. Gruver's family and friends", the report added.

A college student from Roswell is dead and police are investigating his death as a possible fraternity hazing incident.

Since March 2015, at least three fraternities have been kicked off the LSU campus, according to an investigation by KATC.

Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18, was taken from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity to a nearby hospital Thursday morning where he died shortly after.

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A house mom lives at the fraternity, according to CNN, but it is not known if she was present around the time of the teen's death.

"We in the LSU community are grieving today", Alexander said at a press conference Thursday.

"LSU officials are aware of an incident that occurred last night involving a fraternity", LSU spokesman Ernie Ballard told The Advocate.

"We're committed to investigating this situation thoroughly", said Bob Biggs, the chief executive at Phi Delta Theta.

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The fraternity's general headquarters said in a statement it is investigating the LSU chapter of Phi Delta Theta after the death and is cooperating with university administrators and law enforcement.