18-Year-Old SUNY Oneonta Student Dead From Drugs & Alcohol

A combination of drugs and alcohol the cause of death for an 18 year old SUNY Oneonta Student over the past weekend, and some students interviewed by police say that the Student was pledging a fraternity.

Oneonta Police chief Douglas Brenner is saying that foul play is not suspected at this time.

He says that 18 year old Daniel William Michaels of Long Island had a small amount of alcohol in his system, but a preliminary Toxicology report on him was positive for amphetamines and another drug.

Hospital officials say that Michaels died of cardiac arrest.

Some students interviewed say that the Alpha Pi frat that Michaels was pledging to, was not recognized by SUNY Oneonta.

Photo: SUNY Oneonta Facebook Page


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