BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) – A police detective is on the stand for a third day in a preliminary hearing for a Penn State fraternity and 16 members accused in the death of a pledge.
State College Police Detective Dave Scicchitano is being cross-examined by defense attorneys Tuesday in a hearing to determine if there’s enough evidence to send the case to county court for trial.READ MORE: FDA Advisors Reject Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots Plan
Lawyers for members of now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi are asking Scicchitano about his investigation into the February death of Tim Piazza after a night of heavy drinking.
The fraternity and some of the members are accused of involuntary manslaughter and aggravated assault, while others face less serious charges.READ MORE: State Police Offering Child Car Seat Checks For National Child Passenger Safety Week
Piazza, a resident of Lebanon, New Jersey, ingested a dangerous amount of alcohol and was injured in a series of falls.Body Discovered In Westmoreland Co. Park
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