Adam Oakes wasn't an official member of Delta Chi, prosecutors said Monday. The fraternity invited him as an "underground pledge."
Police arrested eight individuals and indicted 11 in the death of Adam Oakes, who died in a hazing incident, his family said.
The body of Virginia Commonwealth University student Adam Oakes was discovered on the floor of an off-campus residence after a Delta Chi frate…
VCU has found Delta Chi responsible for violating university policies on hazing, serving alcohol, COVID protocols and recruitment activities.
VCU student Adam Oakes' death was caused by ethanol toxicity, according to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Virginia Commonwealth University officials have tentatively recommended the permanent removal of a fraternity linked to the February death of …
VCU reduced Delta Chi's suspension for numerous violations from four years to one year. Three semesters after it was reinstated, Delta Chi offered a bid to Adam Oakes.
Dyad Strategies, which specializes in fraternity culture, will investigate Greek life at VCU following the death of freshman Adam Oakes.
On Monday, Adam Oakes was buried in a northern Virginia cemetery. His family called for changes to fraternity and sorority culture.
VCU will investigate fraternities and sororities on campus. Hazing, alcohol, drug abuse and sexual violence are concerns, the university's president said.
“I’ve never met someone like Adam, and I don’t think I ever will again,” said his friend, Max Turner.
Freshman Adam Oakes was found dead early Saturday. His family says he attended a fraternity event in which he was encouraged to drink heavily.
VCU announced Sunday it has suspended the Delta Chi fraternity. Similarly, the Delta Chi national office issued a cease-and-desist order to its VCU chapter Saturday.