Roswell teen rushed to hospital from LSU fraternity, dies

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The autopsy of an LSU freshman whose death is being investigated by authorities as a hazing incident showed that the 18-year-old had a highly elevated blood-alcohol level, according to East Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark.

Maxwell Gruver, a first-year student from Georgia, died after being rushed to the hospital for an unspecified "medical emergency".

Bob Biggs, the chief executive at Phi Delta Theta, said the fraternity is "committed to investigating this situation thoroughly".

According to Clark, Gruver was driven to the hospital in a private vehicle from the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house and was later pronounced dead.

The LSU Police Department is investigating the death.

An autopsy was performed on Friday and the preliminary results stated that no internal or external trauma was noted.

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LSU officials are now investigating his death as a possible hazing incident at a fraternity house.

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"There are allegations that Maxwell's death was related to hazing, but I want to emphasize that this is an evolving situation", said the university's president. Hazing is risky, irresponsible and unacceptable.

We are deeply saddened to inform you that Maxwell Gruver, Class of 2017, passed away today unexpectedly.

It added that any "individuals who are found to have violated our policies will be held accountable". Officials say the fraternity, which is on the university campus, did not have any registered events with the school on Wednesday.

"LSU officials are aware of an incident that occurred last night involving a fraternity", LSU spokesman Ernie Ballard told The Advocate. "As a result, all, I mean all Greek activities are suspended indefinitely pending the results of a thorough investigation".

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