Frat at Missouri sued over alleged near-fatal hazing case
July 28, 2017
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former University of Missouri student is suing a fraternity and its parent organization over an alleged hazing incident he says left him with near-fatal alcohol poisoning while the frat already was on probation for alcohol infractions.
Brandon Zingale's lawsuit filed Thursday in Boone County — home of the Columbia campus he attended — alleges he and other pledges of the Kappa Alpha Order's Alpha Kappa chapter were "coerced" to participate in a September 2016 vodka-chugging contest.
After that forced binge incapacitated Zingale, then an 18-year-old freshman, h...