ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - One of the oldest fraternities at the University of Central Florida has been disbanded amid a hazing investigation.
Campus police and administrators are investigating possible
hazing at the frat house on October 26th. According to police, a
caller heard screaming, sobbing and moaning coming from the house.
Police found pledges crawling on their hands and knees and wearing
diapers and women's underwear. Three men were taken to a hospital,
and the house smelled of beer, urine and vomit.
A spokesman for the national Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity says it doesn't think it's worth the effort to rehabilitate the local chapter.
The chapter has been in trouble before. It was suspended for a year in 2003 for suspected hazing.
UCF spokeswoman Linda Gray says the school tries to inform and
educate students on hazing, but that -- quote -- "still sometimes
young people make unforutante and tragic decisions."
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