New evidence released in FAMU hazing case
Prosecutors in the case of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion, who died after being hazed on a bus last November, have released more than 15 hundred pages of evidence against the 13 band members who have been charged. As Florida Public Radio’s Trimmel Gomes reports, evidence shows Champion wanted to be hazed, but the family rejects that claim.
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