Source: Christina NG / ABC News
Four students have been expelled from Florida A&M University today after being arrested and charged with hazing offenses.
The expulsions come two months after drum major Robert Championdied on a school bus following a football game. Police have said they believe hazing contributed to his death.
The four band members expelled in the latest hazing indicent were identified as Denise Bailey, 22, Brandon Benson, 23, Hakeem Birch, 21, and Anthony Mingo, 22. They were arrested on Thursday for allegedly attacking five clarinet players as part of a hazing ritual for a group of the school’s famed marching band, the “Marching 100.”
The school announced the dismissals during a FAMU board of trustees meeting today, according to the Associated Press.
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