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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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