FSU Fraternity Suspended After Student Dies at Off-Campus Party


"We've got a serious problem and we've got to deal with it".

Alcohol is also banned at all student organization events during the school's suspension.

Thrasher said in a statement, "For this suspension to end, there will need to be a new normal for Greek Life at the university".

The fraternity has been suspended by its national organization pending the conclusion of the investigation. "They must participate in that culture". "Like most universities, we worry about alcohol and drug abuse and other risky behaviors, and we are doing all we can to educate our students", Thrasher said in a statement.

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Andrew Coffey, 20, is alleged to have died at the party, which occurred off of the Florida State University campus.

Andrew Coffey, a Florida State University student and Pi Kappa Phi fraternity pledge, died Friday after attending a house party. The Democrat reports 22 percent of FSU undergraduates, nearly 7,600 students, belong to a Greek organization during this school year. "But all of our student organizations - Greek organizations and the other recognized student organizations on campus - must step up". They also cannot have any organized participation in homecoming activities, which are scheduled for next week. "We appreciate the partnership and support from the Division of Student Affairs during this hard time". He was given treatment but pronounced dead at the scene. He was from Pompano Beach.

On Friday, investigators removed scattered alcohol bottles around the porch as evidence. Pi Kappa Phi has faced disciplinary action numerous times over the last five years, the Sun-Sentinel reports, including for alcohol violations. Check back for updates.