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WFSU Local
6:27 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Three former drum majors charged in FAMU Hazing death

24-year-old Jonathan Boyce is facing 3rd degree felony charges in the hazing death of Robert Champion
Leon County Sheriff's Office

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement says it has now arrested 10 out of the 11 people charged with felonies in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member. Lynn Hatter has more.

Two more people charged in the death of FAMU Marching 100 Band Drum major Robert Champion turned themselves in to the Leon County Jail Friday. They are 21-year-old Ryan Dean and 24-year-old Jonathan Boyce. Both have been released on bond.

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WFSU Program Feed
6:24 pm
Fri May 4, 2012

Capital Report: 05-04-2012

Most of the people charged in the hazing death of a Florida A & M University drum major have been taken into custody. Lynn Hatter reports the arrests come after state law enforcement authorities announced charges against 13 people on Wednesday. The arrests have some people beginning to wonder what’s next in the fate of FAM-U’s fabled band program.

 

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WFSU Local
11:41 am
Fri May 4, 2012

Champion's Mother: FAMU band should remain suspended

Most of the people charged in the hazing death of a Florida A & M University drum major have been taken into custody. Florida Public Radio’s Lynn Hatter reports the arrests come after state law enforcement authorities announced charges against 13 people on Wednesday.

The charges come almost six months after FAMU Marching 100 band Drum Major Robert Champion died after being beaten in a hazing ritual aboard a bus parked outside an Orlando hotel. Now state law enforcement authorities are busy taking in suspects. 

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WFSU Local
11:07 am
Thu May 3, 2012

8 out of 11 arrested in FAMU hazing death

Caleb Jackson faces 3rd degree felony charges in the hazing death of band drum major Robert Champion
Leon County Sheriff's Office

Update 4:37 pm:  FDLE says it has an eighth person in custody.

Aaron Golson, B/M, DOB, 6/20/92, Gadsden County Jail

Update 2:40 pm:  Seven out of the 11 people facing felony hazing charges in the death of FAMU Marching 100 Band Drum Major Robert Champion have been taken into custody.

Of the remaining four, three are out-of-state.

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WFSU Local
8:59 pm
Wed May 2, 2012

13 Charged in FAMU hazing death

FAMU Band Drum major Robert Champion died in November following a hazing event after the Florida Classic Football game in Orlando
Tony Levell

Thirteen people are facing charges in the hazing-death of a Florida A & M University band drum major. Robert Champion died following a beating aboard a band bus in Orlando in November. Now as Lynn Hatter reports, the charges range from misdemeanors to felonies in connection to the case.

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