Washington State University fraternity death investigated

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WASHINGTON (NBC News) — Authorities are investigating the death of a Washington State University student.

Police were dispatched to the Alpha Tau Omega house Tuesday morning. When the arrived they found 19-year-old freshman Samuel Martinez, who appeared unconscious and not breathing.

Other fraternity members had been performing CPR until medics arrived

Officials say this doesn’t appear to be a hazing incident, but it may be alcohol-related. However, they caution there is still an active investigation underway.

In a statement Washington State University expressed their condolences, and said the WSU Greek system has suspended all social events for the rest of the semester.

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