Two former fraternity brothers released from jail in hazing death

WWL Newsroom
August 14, 2019 - 9:46 pm

Two former fraternity brothers were released from jail after serving time for misdemeanor hazing in connection with the alcohol poisoning death of an LSU student in 2017.

According to WAFB-TV, East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's office records show that Sean-Paul Gott and Ryan Isto were released from jail Sunday.

Both men pleaded no contest last year to misdemeanor hazing in connection with the death of 18-year-old Max Gruver of Roswell, Georgia, at the Phi Delta Theta fraternity house.

Gott and Isto were each was sentenced July 26 to the maximum 30 days in prison with credit for time served. They were also ordered to pay a $100 fine.

Matthew Naquin was convicted July 17 of negligent homicide. He could receive up to five years in prison.  Sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 16.

Louisiana passed tough anti-hazing laws last year.

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