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Police investigate possible hazing incident after student goes into cardiac arrest

April 15, 2019 - 2:47 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Buffalo police are investigating a possible hazing incident after a student at SUNY University of Buffalo went into cardiac arrest early Friday morning. 

Police suspect Sebastian Serafin-Bazan, 19, may have been a victim of college hazing at the Sigma Pi fraternity house on Custer Street near the university.

Serafin-Bazan was transported to Buffalo General Hospital and according to the school, he remains at the hospital in critical condition.

All fraternity and sorority activities have been suspended while campus and Buffalo police investigate and an internal review is conducted according to a statement released by university president Satish Tripathi.

"Over the next several days, the university will perform an internal review into the activities of UB fraternities and sororities and will strongly counsel all Greek organizations about UB’s zero tolerance policy on hazing and the very serious consequences of hazing." says Tripathi.

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