BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Activities at a sorority house on LSU’s campus have been suspended pending an investigation into possible hazing, says the national chapter of Pi Beta Phi.
Pi Beta Phi says it received information that claimed recent events at the sorority house may have constituted as hazing. LSU officials were immediately informed and began an investigation.
“The university has entered its investigative process," said a spokesperson for LSU.
The sorority goes on to say they do not believe anyone was hurt or that alcohol was involved. The following statement was released Thursday evening:
“Pi Beta Phi received information which alleged recent events at the Fraternity’s Louisiana Beta Chapter House at Louisiana State University may have constituted hazing. Pi Beta Phi immediately informed university officials and began an investigation. We believe no one was physically harmed and no alcohol was involved. Out of an abundance of caution, Pi Beta Phi conformed with Louisiana law and reported the allegations to local law enforcement. The chapter is cooperating with local and Headquarters authorities to address these concerns. During this time, chapter activities have halted to allow full attention to this matter. In an effort not to compromise the ongoing investigation, Pi Beta Phi refrains from further comment at this time.”