Pennsylvania College Police officials are currently investigating the events surrounding the death of fraternity member Timothy Piazza. According to the authorities, during a party hosted by the Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Piazza, who was in an advanced state of intoxication, fell into the basement. What’s more puzzling is that the other members who attended the same party waiting for at 12 hours before notifying the authorities.
Lieutenant Keith Rob of the Pennsylvania College PD declared that the circumstances surrounding the death of fraternity member and engineering major Timothy Piazza are more than suspicious. According to Rob, on Thursday night, Piazza and some of other members of his fraternity were invited to attend a party hosted at the Beta Theta Pi’s building.
Some partygoers recall seeing Piazza that evening at the party. During their interview, they’ve told the police that Piazza was pretty drunk and that they saw him heading towards the basement. Furthermore, the students declared that they had no idea why Piazza decided to go to in that direction.
Lt. Rob told the press that at approximately 11 pm on Thursday while trying to reach the basement, Timothy Piazza must have tripped and fallen into the basement. Give his state of intoxication; this hypothesis is not entirely far-fetched, Rob declared.
However, it would seem that instead of helping the man who just took a serious tumble down the stairs, the other partygoers decided to keep the party alive. Rob told the press that another 12 hours would pass before the fraternity members would call for help.
The fraternity member was transported to the local hospital in a critical condition. Upon examining him, the doctors decided to transfer him to another medical establishment and ordered the patient be airlifted.
Unfortunately, due to the severity of his injuries, Timothy Piazza died shortly after the helicopter dropped him at the second hospital. The authorities have now begun a thorough investigation into the death of Piazza.
At the moment, they have refused to reveal the reason why the other partygoers waited so long before calling an ambulance. However, Lieutenant Rob declared that the Pennsylvania College State Police has already ruled out the possibility of homicide.
Rob refused to give any details when asked if someone pressed charges in this case. What we know for sure is that your Timothy Piazza, the fraternity member, took a blow to the head when falling the stairs.
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