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BY MARC BENJAMIN The Fresno Bee
The Fresno County District Attorney's Office said it will discuss on Tuesday the fraternity hazing incident at Fresno State that led to the alcohol-related death of a freshman pledge last year.
The District Attorney's office didn't indicate whether it would prosecute a case in the death of Garces Memorial High School graduate Philip Dhanens, 18, of Bakersfield.
- Fraternity members not cooperating in drinking death investigation
- Garces grad died from complications of acute intoxication
- Garces grad mourned with loving, pointed words
- Fresno State 'Greeks' cancel weekend activities in wake of pledge's death
- Fresno police chief launches investigation into frat death
- Fresno State fraternity pledge's death investigated
- Garces grad dies after drinking at frat house
Officials said they would hold a news conference on Tuesday to discuss the issues surrounding those who provided alcohol to the victim at a party on Aug. 31, 2012.
"The Fresno County District Attorney's Office and Fresno Police Department have partnered to highlight the repercussions of underage drinking, as well as the consequences and responsibility" of providing alcoholic beverages to minors, a prepared statement said.
Dhanens' blood alcohol level was 0.36 --between four and five times the legal limit for drivers.
No other details were immediately available.