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State Attorney offers plea deal for all 9 men charged in FSU fraternity hazing death

Posted at 5:22 PM, Mar 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-07 17:22:00-05

All nine men charged in the hazing death of an FSU fraternity pledge have been offered a plea deal, our ABC affiliate in Tallahasse reports.

Nine FSU students facing hazing charges in death of frat pledge Andrew Coffey

Andrew Coffey died of alcohol poisoning last year after attending an off-campus party.

All Greek Life on campus was suspended, and reforms to the system were later announced.

Florida State University announces reforms for Greek community after student death

Coffey's parents have since filed a lawsuit against the fraternity and the nine defendants who were charged.

Parents of FSU fraternity pledge file civil suit over his death

The defendants have until April 1 to accept the plea deal.