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Police: NIU student dies in alcohol-related hazing incident

Arrest warrants have been issued in the alcohol-related hazing death of a Northern Illlinois University freshman.

David Bogenberger, 19, of Palatine was found dead at the off-campus Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house on November 2.

Twenty-two warrants have been issued, and 5 fraternity leaders are facing felony hazing charges.

The Dekalb Police Department reports the fraternity hosted an unsanctioned social event for its 19 pledges the night before Bogenberger was found dead.

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