David Bogenberger

Criminal charges still pending
6:20 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Lawsuit Against NIU Fraternity Dismissed In Drinking Death

Credit Bogenberger Family Photo

A Cook County judge has thrown out a lawsuit against a fraternity in the death of a Northern Illinois University student.

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6:56 am
Fri October 3, 2014

NIU: Case In Fraternity Hazing Death Moved

David Bogenberger
Credit Bogenberger Family Photo

The case against five men accused in the hazing death of NIU freshman David Bogenberger was continued until Dec. 3.

Prosecutors in DeKalb County said the men could potentially enter into a plea agreement. According to the Daily Chronicle, no deal has been set.

David Bogenberger died at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house in November 2012 with a blood-alcohol content of 0.351 percent. He was a fraternity pledge at an unsanctioned party where members and other guests ordered the pledges to play drinking games, authorities said.

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David Bogenberger Hazing Case
6:08 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Four 'Pikes' Plead Not Guilty in NIU Hazing Death

Steven A. Libert (left), of Naperville, appeared in DeKalb County Court in Sycamore, Ill. on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 in connection to hazing charges related to Northern Illinois University David Bogenberger's death. Libert allegedly planned the unsanctioned Pi Kappa Alpha drinking party in November where freshman pledge David Bogenberger died.
Credit Rob Winner

Four NIU students pleaded “not guilty” to felony hazing charges Tuesday. They’re charged in the death of freshman David Bogenberger, who died of alcohol poisoning in the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house last year.

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Pi Kappa Alpha Death
5:34 pm
Mon December 17, 2012

22 NIU Students Face Arrest In Hazing Death

Twenty-two Northern Illinois University students face arrest in the hazing death of fellow student David Bogenberger.  The 19 year old was found dead in a bed at the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity house November 2nd. 

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