Yes, the 1899 death was by the same Cornell chapter and almost the exact ritual that killed Mortimer Leggett in 1873.
While the father of Leggett forgave the hazers and even accepted KAS membership in his son’s memory, Berkeley’s father was bitter and unforgiving.
4) 1885 A Hazelton, Pennsylvania High School School hazing Gauntlet Newspapers across the country reported that the son of Edward Turnbach died of injuries from a beating administered by fellow students on September 19.
The boy had to run between two lines of boys that struck him as he went by.
Leggett died in a fall into a steep gorge while on a walk in the dark required by fraternity members.Torrance died of illness following a drenching with iced water during a hazing custom called “freshman visitation,” according to then-President Edward Hitchcock of Amherst.The death is included in Nuwer’s Wrongs of Passage.Moreover, for that matter I hope to find a reputable geology record to verify that the boy actually died (given the frequent press errors of the day–Hank Nuwer December 23, 2017.5) 1892 Yale University (Connecticut) Delta Kappa Epsilon A blindfolded student named Wilkins Ruskin was killed in an accident in an initiation incident condemned then as outdated “criminal recklessness” by the national fraternity, according to a published article by Fred Kershner (now deceased), formerly of Columbia Teachers College and a fraternity member.