A fraternity is currently suspended after a high school senior was found dead in one of their off-campus houses over the weekend.
According to the Daily Mail, John Jack Schoening,17, died Saturday evening after going into cardiac arrest at the Chi Phi fraternity house. Schoening was visiting the college campus with a group of friends but officials reported that it was unclear if the high school senior knew any of the boys who lived on campus. A statement was released by Penn State but the university did not disclose the details surrounding Schoening’s death.
‘On Saturday, Oct. 19, medical assistance was sought for an individual who was unresponsive, at an off-campus house allegedly occupied by Chi Phi members, on West College Avenue in State College, which is not the fraternity’s official house. The individual was pronounced dead at the scene. Penn State offers deepest sympathies to the family and friends of this young man.’
The university also mentioned that the Alpha Delta Chapter members of Phi Chi fraternity are currently on interim suspension.
‘The interim suspension means the fraternity loses all privileges as a recognized student organization pending the outcome of the investigations. The organization may not participate, attend or organize any functions, activities or events, or participate in University-wide events as an organization,’
The beloved teen played ice hockey during his final year of high school and lived in Erie, Pennsylvania.
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