College Student Dies Due to Hazing
Friday, March 30th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6
(Nashville, Tennessee-AP) -- A coroner has ruled the death of a
Tennessee college student who collapsed while jogging was caused by
The coroner says 25-year-old Joseph Green died of a high fever
induced by exercise and environment, along with an acute asthma
The medical examiner says he believes Green was asked to perform
various physical activities as part of a frat initiation at
Tennessee State University.
Green had experienced heart and breathing problems, and had a
temperature of nearly 104 degrees before he died.
The medical examiner's information is based on responses to
police questioning by students in the fraternity, Omega Psi Phi.