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Police: 10 More People Charged in Baruch College Student's Hazing Death



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    Ten more people have been charged in Pennsylvania in the hazing death of a New York City fraternity pledge.

    Police say fraternity members at Baruch College physically abused Chun "Michael" Deng during a December 2013 hazing ritual in the Pocono Mountains and then tried to cover it up.

    The Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department said Monday that 10 men were charged with two counts each of hindering apprehension, hazing and criminal conspiracy. Fifteen people have been charged so far.

    Police say they plan to arrest 37 men in connection with Deng's death. Five of the men are expected to be charged with murder.

    Police allege fraternity members blindfolded Deng, forced him to wear a heavy backpack and then repeatedly tackled him during a hazing ritual known as glass ceiling.