hazing

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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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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