Sorority Members Face Hazing Charges

9 years 4 months 2 weeks ago May 09, 2007 May 9, 2007 Wednesday, May 09 2007 Wednesday, May 09, 2007 11:42:05 AM CDT in News
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CAPE GIRARDEAU (AP) - Three members of a sorority at Southeast Missouri State University face criminal charges for allegedly hazing a student by forcing her to eat garbage, hitting her and spraying something in her face. The women are members of Zeta Phi Beta sorority and are charged with third-degree assault and hazing. Both are misdemeanor counts. The incidents allegedly happened in February. Those facing charges are 23-year-old Darleta McKennis-Weems, 22-year-old Ashley Moore, and 23-year-old Jessica Reynolds. Southeast Missouri State has a stringent policy against hazing dating to 1994, when fraternity pledge Michael Davis died after enduring a weeklong hazing ritual of slaps, punches and body slams.

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