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Trial Date Set For Beta Theta Pi Case

The trial will begin on Feb. 6 and is expected to last until March 6.

Eight Beta Theta Pi Brothers To Face New Preliminary Hearing On Refiled Charges

The eight defendants are among 24 still facing charges in connection with the February 2017 death of Penn State fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza, who sustained fatal injuries after falling during an alcohol-fueled initiation event prosecutors have described as hazing.

Bream Won’t Be Charged With Perjury

Tim Bream, the former live-in adviser for Beta Theta Pi fraternity, will not face a perjury charge for his testimony at a preliminary hearing in the case.

Former Beta Theta Pi Brother Pleads Guilty To Hazing Charges In Piazza Case

Ryan Burke pleaded guilty to hazing and alcohol charges for his role in Tim Piazza's death on Wednesday.

Former Beta Theta Pi Member Scheduled To Enter Guilty Plea In Piazza Case

He would be the first defendant in the case to plead guilty to charges for playing a role in the alcohol-fueled fraternity initiation event that led to Piazza's death.

Charges Refiled Against Two Beta Theta Pi Brothers

The charges against Braxton Becker and Joshua Kurczewski, stemming from the February 2017 death of fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza, were among 45 counts against 12 defendants dismissed by District Judge Steven Lachman.

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