Florida A & M Investigates Greek Hazing Incident

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A & M University (FAMU) is investigating a hazing incident, which happened in February and resulted in serious injuries to a pledge.

Although Florida criminalized the initiation practice last year, Marcus Jones, a FAMU sophomore, was beaten with canes for four nights in a row last month while pledging Kappa Alpha Psi. Jones sustained a cut that required 25 stitches. He is also still recovering from other wounds he sustained during the incident. According to his father, Jones had to withdraw from school for the rest of the semester so he could recover from his injuries.

Although Jones didn’t want to come forward, his father reported the matter to FAMU officials.

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