2 ex-fraternity members get 6 weeks jail for hazing demise

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Two former fraternity members have been sentenced to 6 weeks in jail on Wednesday after being convicted of hazing-related misdemeanor counts within the demise of a Bowling Inexperienced State College pupil final yr.

The 2 males have been each acquitted in Could of extra critical expenses — together with involuntary manslaughter and reckless murder — within the March 2021 demise of 20-year-old Stone Foltz.

Troy Henricksen, 24, of Grove Metropolis, Ohio, had been convicted of hazing and failure to adjust to underage alcohol legal guidelines, and was sentenced Wednesday to 42 days in jail and 28 days of home arrest.

Jacob Krinn, 21, of Delaware, Ohio, was convicted of obstruction of official enterprise, hazing and failure to conform, and was additionally sentenced to 42 days in jail.

Jacob Krinn of Delaware, Ohio, was convicted of obstruction of official enterprise, hazing and failure to conform.
Wooden County Sheriff
Troy Henricksen of Grove City, Ohio, was convicted of hazing and failure to comply with underage alcohol laws.
Troy Henricksen of Grove Metropolis, Ohio, was convicted of hazing and failure to adjust to underage alcohol legal guidelines.
Wooden County Sheriff

Authorities have mentioned Foltz, a sophomore additionally from Delaware, Ohio, died of alcohol poisoning after a fraternity initiation occasion during which he was hazed into ending a whole bottle of alcohol. He was discovered unconscious by a roommate after members of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity dropped him off at his condominium. Foltz died three days after he was placed on life assist.

Foltz’s dad and mom mentioned in a press release earlier than sentencing that the actions of the defendants have been “merciless, mindless, and damaging—to their lives and ours.” The household has sued the college, alleging that it knew about hazing in Greek life however didn’t cease it. The college has referred to as the demise a tragedy however mentioned the household’s lawsuit was meritless.

Six different former fraternity members pleaded responsible to numerous expenses, and a few testified towards Henrickson and Krinn. Some have been sentenced to jail phrases of between seven and 28 days, and all have been ordered to spend 28 days on home arrest.


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