Last Tuesday September 15, 2015, 37 students belonging to Baruch College in Manhattan, New York, were charged for their participation in a fraternity ritual which culminated in the death of a nineteen year old student, Chung Den.
The ritual, known as the ‘glass ceiling’ was brutal. Chung incurred multiple, massive traumas and lost consciousness. Instead of calling for immediate medical assistance, the fraternity members hid all incriminating items and took to the Internet in an effort to diagnose Chung’s condition. The delay is believed to have contributed to his death significantly.
Out of the 37 members, 27 were charged with “accounts of hazing, hindering apprehension and criminal conspiracy,” two were charged with simple assault, and three with more aggravated assault. Five members, along with the organization itself, were charged with first-degree murder.
With files from the Guardian