12 FAMU students face manslaughter charges

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Twelve students at Florida A & M University face manslaughter charges stemming from the 2011 death of Drum Major Robert Champion, Jr.

Ten of those students were previously charged with felony hazing.

If convicted, they face a maximum of 15 years in prison.

Officials say Champion died after a band hazing ritual.


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