Wiant, Estate of Collin Lewis vs. Sigma Pi Fraternity and Individual Defendants
Ohio Court of Common Pleas, Athens County, Case No. 19CI0043
Ohio University freshman Collin Wiant, 18, died after collapsing on the floor of the unofficial, off-campus Sigma Pi fraternity house on November 12, 2018.
A coroner ruled that Collin had died of asphyxiation after he inhaled a canister of nitrous oxide, also known as a “whippit.”
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