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Updated Full List Of Charges Filed In Beta Theta Pi Case

Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller held a press conference Monday in Bellefonte to announce new charges against 17 former brothers of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity related to Tim Piazza’s death. Twelve of those charged Monday morning are new defendants in the case, while five of those charged were already facing other charges based on previous evidence.

Eighteen former brothers were originally charged as part of the case in May. After preliminary hearings, some of those charges — including all felonies — were dismissed by a judge. Many of the dismissed charges have since been refiled by the district attorney’s office.

A total of 26 former brothers of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity are now facing charges in the case. Here’s a complete list of all charges currently filed:

Joshua Kurczewski

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • reckless endangering another person
  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Ryan Burke

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • reckless endangering  another person
  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Johnathan Kanzler

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • reckless endangering another person
  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor

 

Bohan Song

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • reckless endangering another person
  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor

 

Aiden O’Brien

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • reckless endangering  another person
  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor

 

Joseph Ems

  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Brian Gelb

  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Patrick Jackson

  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Reggie Goeke

  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Mike Fernandez

  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Donald Prior

  • hazing
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor

 

Braxton Becker

  • tampering with evidence
  • obstructing administration of law
  • hingering apprehension

 

Luke Visser

  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor
  • aggravated assault
  • involuntary manslaughter
  • simple assault
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor
  • recklessly endangering another person
  • hazing

 

Gary DiBileo

  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor
  • aggravated assault
  • involuntary manslaughter
  • simple assault
  • hazing
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor
  • recklessly endangering another person

 

Nick Kubera

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • recklessly endangering another person
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor
  • hazing
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor

 

Michael Bonatucci

  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor
  • aggravated assault
  • involuntary manslaughter
  • simple assault
  • recklessly endangering another person
  • hazing
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor

 

Parker Yochim

  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts related to liquor
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor
  • recklessly endangering another person
  • hazing

 

Brendan Young

  • aggravated assault
  • involuntary manslaughter
  • simple assault
  • recklessly endangering another person (36 counts)
  • hazing (36 counts)
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor (34 counts)
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • tampering with evidence

 

Daniel Casey

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • hazing
  • recklessly endangering another person
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor
  • tampering with evidence

 

Jonah Neuman

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • recklessly endangering another person
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor
  • hazing
  • disorderly conduct
  • consumption of alcohol by a minor

 

Joe Sala

  • involuntary manslaughter
  • aggravated assault
  • simple assault
  • recklessly endangering another person
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor
  • hazing

 

Michael Schiavone

  • recklessly endangering another person
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor
  • hazing

 

Craig Heimer

  • recklessly endangering another person
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor
  • hazing

 

Lars Kenyon

  • recklessly endangering another person
  • furnishing alcohol to minors
  • unlawful acts relative to liquor
  • hazing

 

Ed Gilmartin

  • tampering with evidence

 

Ryan Foster

  • tampering with evidence

 

Some charges include multiple counts of the same offense. Those instances are not denoted in the listing above.

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