Judge suspends portion of former LSU student's sentence in frat hazing death

New developments in the hazing death of a fraternity pledge from Roswell.

A judge in Louisiana has sentenced former LSU student Matthew Naquin to five years in prison. But the judge suspended all but two-and-a-half years of the sentence.

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A jury convicted Naquin, who was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, in July of negligent homicide in the death of Max Gruver.

The sentence includes 1,000 hours of community service and a $1,000 fine.

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Gruver died of alcohol poisoning at LSU's Phi Delta Theta house in 2017.

Fraternity members testified that Naquin ordered Gruver to chug hard liquor before he died.

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