Search warrants: LSU pledges forced to drink night of Roswell student's death

by: Sophia Choi Updated:

ATLANTA - Search warrants are revealing what happened before a Roswell teenager died while pledging a fraternity at Louisiana State University.

Police are investigating Max Gruver's death as a possible hazing incident.

[READ: Friends remember LSU student killed: "Why did his life have to end so early?"]

Search warrants indicate the pledges were forced to drink alcohol the night of the Roswell native's death.

The pledges were invited to what was called "Bible Study" in a group text.


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According to the documents, the pledges were asked to answer questions about the organization. If they got the questions wrong, they had to drink.

In an earlier interview, Gruver's suitemate struggled with the tragedy.

[READ: Anti-hazing group: LSU student's death 'a horrible tragedy']

"You are supposed to be friends, club full of friends, life-lasting relationships. Why does it have to end so early?" suitemate Justin Franklin said.

An autopsy report showed Gruver had a high level of alcohol and THC in his system.

LSU has ordered a complete shutdown of all Greek activity in light of Gruver’s death.

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