• A Bowling Green State University student died of alcohol poisoning following a fraternity initiation event in March 2021
  • Three former fraternity members who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and hazing counts were sentenced to jail time
  • Two others who pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and hazing were ordered to serve house arrest

Three former fraternity members were handed jail terms, while two others were placed on house arrest for their roles in the hazing death of a 20-year-old student of Ohio's Bowling Green State University.

Those who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and hazing counts were 19-year-old Jarrett Prizel, of Olean, New York; 22-year-old Daylen Dunson, of Cleveland, Ohio; and 21-year-old Ben Boyers, of Sylvania, Ohio, CBS News reported.

Dunson and Boyers also pleaded guilty to obstructing justice. Dunson also admitted to tampering with evidence.

The two who were ordered to serve house arrest were 21-year-old Niall Sweeney, of Erie, Pennsylvania, and 21-year-old Aaron Lehane, of Loveland, Ohio. They both pleaded guilty to tampering with evidence and hazing. Lehane also admitted to obstructing official business.

It was in March 2021 when 20-year-old Stone Foltz, a sophomore from Delaware, Ohio, died of alcohol poisoning following a fraternity initiation event. He was hazed into finishing an entire bottle of alcohol.

Foltz was later found unconscious by his roommate after members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity dropped him off at his apartment.

The student was put on life support and died three days later.

Prizel was sentenced to 28 days in jail and two years' probation. Dunson was handed a 21-day jail term and three years of probation, while Sweeney was given a 14-day jail sentence and two years of probation. All three were also sentenced to serve 28 days of house arrest.

Boyers and Lehane were each sentenced to 28 days of house arrest and two years' probation.

Three other former fraternity members involved in the case are awaiting sentencing, Troy Henricksen, Jacob Krinn and Canyon Caldwell.

Those sentenced this week had accepted a plea deal that involved testifying against Henricksen and Krinn. The two were acquitted in May of involuntary manslaughter and reckless homicide but were found guilty of multiple counts of hazing and related offenses.

Foltz's parents previously said that they last spoke to their son shortly before the fraternity initiation ritual took place.

"He had said to me, 'Yeah, we have a drinking ritual that we have to go to and I'm not looking forward to it. I don't want to do it.' My response is 'then don't' and he said, that's rituals. You have to do them. That's every fraternity. Of course, I never thought in a million years that it was that type of ritual," Shari told Mola Lenghi of CBS News last year.

In a statement Thursday, the victim's parents said "there will be no closure for our family until hazing is permanently eradicated on college campuses."

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