Charges Filed In Death Of FAMU Drum Major

Florida State Attorney Lawson Lamar filed charges today against 13 members of a renown marching band involving the death of Robert Champion, according to CNN. 

Champion, 26, was drum major for Florida A&M when he collapsed on a bus in Orlando after a performance last November. He later died, which led to an investigation of the band's fraternity--the Marching 100. His death was ruled a homicide by medical examiners who said that he died of "multiple blunt trauma blows." 

Among those charged, 11 face one count of third-degree felony hazing resulting in death and two counts of misdemeanor hazing. The other 2 face one count of misdemeanor first-degree hazing. 

~ 2CN Staff Report

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