Mason, Estate of Samuel vs. Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and Individual Defendants
Virginia Circuit Court, Fairfax County, Case No. 2012-04085
20-year-old Radford student, Samuel Mason, was pledging the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity when he was given a “ritual” bottle of liquor and drank it in an hour. Samuel was found dead at his Fairfax Street home with a blood-alcohol content at .48%, six times the legal limit for driving.
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