Shore Man Pleads No Contest in WVU Hazing
A Point Pleasant Beach man who pleaded no contest to hazing at a West Virginia University fraternity will be sentenced Thursday.
Media outlets report that Michael Sousa entered the plea Tuesday in Monongalia County Magistrate Court.
Prosecutors are recommending a six-month suspended sentence, 48 hours in jail and community service. The defense is asking that Sousa be fined.
The 21-year-old from was one of three people charged in connection with an incident at the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity on Nov. 15, 2013. Police said a 19-year-old man was physically assaulted and injured while participating in an initiation.
Co-defendants Andrew Nemes of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Christopher Lazzell of Morgantown are scheduled to appear in magistrate court on June 23.
WVU Student Charged in Hazing Incident Enters Plea / WDTV TV
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.