The international fraternity named in the lawsuit brought by the family of Palatine native David Bogenberger, who died resulting from alcohol-related hazing, has issued a statement, according to the Daily Herald.
Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity, Inc. expressed condolences to Bogenberger's family, according to the Daily Herald, and added that the local NIU fraternity has been suspended due to not meeting standards regarding alcohol and hazing.
Bogenberger was just 19-years-old at the time of his death, and was a 2012 Palatine High School graduate.
on November 2.
During his initiation into the fraternity, Bogenberger had consumed more than five times the legal limit of alchol for driving. His death was ruled accidental.
The lawsuit was filed on February 14.