On the heels of a wave of media attention on the issue of fraternity hazing in recent months, a shocking report emerged this week out of Boston University. Police responded to complaints about a loud party at a house near the university early Monday morning. What they discovered in the basement left officers stunned–a group of five male students, stripped to their underwear, dangerously cold:
“All five were shivering and had horrified and fearful looks on their faces. They were all tied together via duct tape wrist to wrist to form a human chain. Officer asked if they were alright and got no verbal answer. Victim looked right at Officer and with tears coming down his face shook his head from right to left and back indicating no.”
Police say several condiment-type items were poured on the students, including flour,coffee grinds, fish sauce, chili sauce, honey, hot sauce, mustard, and empty sardine cans.
The students also had red welts on their backs, investigators said, indicating that they may have been beaten.
Police say it’s an underground fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi.
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