6) 1894 Cornell University (New York) Bystander accidental death A non-Cornell bystander accidentally died during a class prank involving deliberate use of chlorine gas.7) 1898 Decatur High School, Indiana High School Physical Hazing According to Wikipedia and the Logansport Pharos-Tribune, freshman David C. A battle royal ensued and Jones died a few days later of a spinal injury.Leat have sued for ,000 damages after he was beaten to death in a hazing. 30, 1906 20) 1906 Culver Military Academy (Indiana) Disputed death, hazing or illness?A father claimed death of his son Edward Beery was caused by hazing.Newspaper accounts of the day and an official Purdue history have differing deductions for the death’s physical cause that occurred during the chaotic traditional battle under a water tank.A recent article for Traces Magazine (Indiana Historical Society) charged that there is evidence of a coverup back in 1913 as to the precise cause of Obenchain’s death. John’s Military College (Maryland) Class Hazing In a switch, hazer William R. The case was widely covered nationwide by newspapers.23) 1912 University of North Carolina Class hazing Freshman Isaac Rand bled to death following a stunt in which his throat was accidentally sliced by a broken bottle after he was made to dance on a barrel.24) 1913 Loyal Order of Moose Birmingham, Alabama Hazing Initiates Donald A.
Family claims that Leggett was blindfolded were disputed by the chapter.Kenny and Christopher Gustin were being given a prank initiation in which both thought they had consented to a branding.Although they passed out, the initiation continued with deadly consequences, according to the Pittston Gazette (July 25, 1913).8) 1899 Lawrenceville, New Jersey High School hazing (Details sketchy. Bergen, of this place, died from injuries received at a hazing at Lawrenceville. Young Bergen was twelve years old and a freshman at Lawrenceville.Please email Hank Nuwer if you have more information). He was being put through the initiation when one of the hazers accidentally fell upon him. Thomas Finley Brown, 12, Is dead from injuries received while being hazed at tho Porter military academy last Monday.
4) 1885 A Hazelton, Pennsylvania High School Gauntlet Newspapers across the country reported hat Edward Turnbach died of injuries from a beating administered by fellow students on September 19.