Then each pawn was given a handful of alcohol, which contains about 40 shots. It was a chapter tradition for each big brother and little brother duo to finish their bottle together.
A witness told authorities that a student at the party announced that Delta Chi usually doesn’t have a mist, but that night they were going to “fuck each other”. Courtney White said the promises told her the student was Delta Chi president Jason Mulgrew, one of the 11 indicted.
There is evidence that Oakes threw up and passed out, although revelers gave conflicting reports. At one point of the night he was left on the ground.
A witness said White stayed with Oakes through the night, gave him a blanket and pillow, and noticed Oakes was sleeping and snoring when Andrew White faced another brotherhood member at 3 a.m. . It’s unclear how long White stayed with Oakes.
The next morning, Oakes was found unconscious on the dining room floor by residents of the house. They called 911 and the authorities arrived at 9:15 a.m. Oakes’ body was stiff, indicating he was dead. Tests showed that his blood alcohol level was 0.40%.
Friday, VCU police have arrested seven former fraternity members, which VCU disbanded last spring: Benjamin Corado, Quinn Kuby, Riley McDaniel, Alessandro Medina-Villanueva, Jason Mulgrew, Christian Rohrbach and Colin Tran. Prince William County Police arrested an eighth, Enayat Sheikhzad.