FBI recovers video, 10 more charged in Penn State frat hazing death

FBI recovers video, 10 more charged in Penn State frat hazing death

Newly recovered security camera footage from inside a Pennsylvania State University fraternity house showed a pledge had been given at least 18 drinks in less than 90 minutes, as 10 more people were charged for the death of the neophyte, investigators said on Monday.

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Ventura chokes, refuses to tell all in Senate hazing probe

Mark Anthony Ventura

Marc Anthony Ventura, a former official of the Aegis Fraternity, clammed up at a Senate hearing on Monday, as he refused to name the frat men present when University of Santo Tomas (UST) law student Horacio “Atio” Castillo III died of hazing last September 17.

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Parents of Atio Castillo confident of getting justice for his death

Tomb of Horacio Castillo III - 31 October 2017

Horacio Castillo Jr. and his wife, Carminia, never imagined that it would be them who would be visiting the tomb of their son, Horacio III, during “Undas,” instead of the other way around. Though still in grief, they said they were confident they could get the justice they were seeking for their son, a 22-year-old law student who died shortly after going through a violent fraternity initiation rite.

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Atio’s mom on frat leader’s statement: We all know what is true

Atio’s mom on frat leader’s statement: We all know what is true

“They can say whatever they want. At the end of this, I’m confident na we will get justice,” Carminia told reporters on Tuesday at the Manila Memorial Park where her son was buried.

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Aguirre warns journalists for reporting on contents of Ventura’s sworn statement

Department of Justice (DOJ) Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II has threatened to sue members of the media for reporting the “confidential” contents of the sworn statement of former Aegis Juris officer Marc Anthony Ventura.

On Friday, Aguirre said reporting the contents of Ventura’s sworn statement was a “clear violation” of Republic Act No. 6981 or the Witness Protection Program (WPP) Act.

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Hazing witness tags 9 more brods; UST dean on lookout list

Hazing witness tags 9 more brods;  UST dean on lookout list

The fraternity initiation rites that led to the death of Horacio “Atio” Castillo III allegedly involved up to 24 Aegis Juris members, including nine named by a witness recently granted government protection.

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Ventura names 23 of 24 frat members at Atio’s tortuous hours

Ventura names 23 of 24 frat members at Atio’s tortuous hours

University of Santo Tomas (UST) law student Horacio “Atio” Castillo III was already inside the vehicle to be taken to a hospital but was unloaded again to give a member with medical background to revive him, a former official of the Aegis Juris Fraternity turned state witness recounted in his affidavit.

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