A college pupil in upstate New York has died following suspected hazing that led to a suspension of fraternity and sorority actions.
College at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi says Sebastian Serafin-Bazan died Wednesday. The 18-year-old freshman from Port Chester was hospitalized early Friday after the suspected hazing at an off-campus home.
Particulars of the case involving the Sigma Pi fraternity haven’t been launched. Buffalo Police Capt. Jeff Rinaldo says police are investigating whether or not medicine or alcohol had been concerned and are awaiting post-mortem outcomes.
In a written assertion that the college mentioned can be its solely remark Wednesday, Tripathi prolonged condolences to the coed’s household and mates.
“Our hearts exit to Sebastian’s household for the devastating heartbreak they’re experiencing,” Tripathi wrote. “We prolong our sincerest condolences to the Serafin-Bazan household and to all of Sebastian’s mates right here at UB and in his hometown of Port Chester, N.Y. We be a part of them in mourning the tragic lack of a member of our UB household.”
College officers say an inside evaluate is underway.