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Continuing Coverage: FSU overhauls Greek life in wake of student's death

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Published: Nov. 8, 2017 at 9:11 AM EST
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By: WCTV Eyewitness News

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- WCTV has continuing coverage on the suspension of all fraternities and sororities at Florida State University in the wake of fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey's death.

Click on the links below for the latest details on this developing story:

Andrew Coffey Death Investigation:

Authorities have released the 911 tapes in the death of Florida State University student, Andrew Coffey.

Hundreds gathered to remember Andrew Coffey, the Florida State University student and Pi Kappa Phi fraternity pledge who died earlier this month.

The family of Andrew Coffey, the Florida State University fraternity pledge who was found dead at an off-campus residence earlier this month, has released a letter to the public.

Murray Gibson, the Dean of FSU's College of Engineering, says the loss of civil engineering student Andrew Coffey is tough to handle.

The Tallahassee Police Department is continuing to investigate the death of Florida State University student, Andrew Coffey.

Grand Jury Investigation:

A newly sworn Leon County grand jury is set to review the death of FSU fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey.

State Attorney Jack Campbell says criminal charges against Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members could be coming in the new year.

The national chapter of Pi Kappa Phi released a statement following the conclusion of a Grand Jury held in the aftermath of Andrew Coffey's death.

Florida State University President John Thrasher released a statement in reference to the presentment that was written following the Grand Jury.

A Leon County Grand Jury encouraged the Office of the State Attorney to pursue any criminal charges as the evidence will warrant.

A Leon County Grand Jury encouraged the Office of the State Attorney to pursue any criminal charges as the evidence will warrant.

A Leon County Grand Jury encouraged the Office of the State Attorney to pursue any criminal charges as the evidence will warrant.

A Leon County Grand Jury will determine if criminal charges are warranted in the death of Florida State University student and Pi Kappa Phi pledge Andrew Coffey.

A Leon County Grand Jury is investigating the death of Florida State University student Andrew Coffey.

Charges Filed Against Fraternity Members:

A fraternity member accused in the hazing death of Florida State University pledge Andrew Coffey will now await trial in California.

Pi Kappa Phi and almost all of the fraternity brothers accused of negligence in Andrew Coffey's death have opted to settle a civil lawsuit.

A circuit judge has put the Florida State University fraternity hazing case on hold, pending the outcome of an appeals court review.

On Tuesday, prosecutors asked for a delay after a judge tossed out felony charges against three suspects in the hazing death of FSU fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey.

The State Attorney has requested a stay in the FSU hazing case, while the appeals court reviews a judge's decision to dismiss felony charges against three fraternity brothers charged in Andrew Coffey's death.

A judge has dismissed felony hazing charges against three Pi Kappa Phi fraternity brothers accused in Andrew Coffey's death.

The morning after five Pi Kappa Phi brothers entered pleas to misdemeanor charges in FSU pledge Andrew Coffey's death, a civil case is also moving forward.

Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members Conner Ravelo and Kyle Bauer are entering pleas in the hazing death of Andrew Coffey.

The State Attorney is now seeking a gag order to try to limit pre-trial publicity in the FSU hazing case.

The State Attorney’s Office is seeking to revoke bond for a man charged in the hazing death of Florida State University student, Andrew Coffey.

An attorney for FSU Pi Kappa Phi fraternity member Conner Ravelo confirms that he has turned himself in to jail as part of a plea deal.

A legal battle over medical records is unfolding in the case of nine fraternity members accused in the hazing death of FSU student and Pi Kappa Phi pledge Andrew Coffey.

All nine Florida State University fraternity hazing suspects will be back in court in 60 days to either announce plea deals or request a trial date.

A plea offer has been submitted to the nine Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members charged in the death of Andrew Coffey.

The family of Andrew Coffey has filed a negligence suit against Pi Kappa Phi and multiple fraternity brothers.

Five Florida State fraternity brothers are now slated to stand trial for the hazing death of pledge Andrew Coffey.

A status hearing was held for nine Florida State University students charged with felony hazing.

A case management hearing for the nine men arrested in connection to the death of Florida State fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey has been rescheduled.

According to court documents, four of the nine fraternity members arrested on charges of college hazing have waived their arraignments.

Florida law clearly states a college student's "consent" cannot be used as a defense in court.

Students at Florida State University have mixed feelings about the arrests made in connection to a fraternity pledge's death.

The Tallahassee Police Department has issued arrest warrants for nine people in connection to the death of FSU fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey.

Greek Life Suspension:

The parents of Andrew Coffey returned to the Florida State University campus Tuesday night, joined by other parents who lost their sons in hazing incidents around the country.

A former member of Alpha Epsilon Pi is suing the fraternity after allegedly being struck during a function, causing him permanent brain damage.

A Florida State University fraternity has been suspended and is under investigation for alleged hazing after a student suffered a fractured skull.

The parents of a Florida State University student who died in an alleged hazing incident are pushing for a new federal anti-hazing law.

Florida State University officials say the ban on alcohol for Greek life and student organizations has been lifted.

The online scorecards will include chapter size, average GPA and average community service hours, as well as any disciplinary action and violations.

Florida State University President John Thrasher has announced a plan to lift portions of a ban on Greek life activity at the university.

Just days after the death of an FSU fraternity pledge, police body cam video shows another fraternity taking a dip in the Westcott Fountain, violating the university's ban on Greek life.

Two fraternities at Florida State University have been suspended for hazing violations and violating the university's ban on Greek activities.

Florida State University President John Thrasher addressed the school's trustees after nine Pi Kappa Phi fraternity members turned themselves in on hazing charges.

Administrators say Florida State University's ban on Greek life will continue indefinitely in the wake of a Grand Jury presentment.

It's been nearly a month since Florida State University suspended Greek life in response to the death of 20-year-old fraternity pledge, Andrew Coffey.

As Florida State's annual homecoming parade marched down College Avenue on Friday, one aspect was noticeably missing-- Greek life.

Florida State University is one of at least four schools reeling from incidents this year where students have died due to alcohol, hazing, or both.

The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity has announced plans to revoke the charter for its chapter at Florida State University following the death of a fraternity pledge.

Florida State University says the Greek organization suspension will remain in place as the school works to change the student culture on campus.

Florida State University President John Thrasher announced the indefinite suspension of all fraternity and sorority activities following the death of a student.