Gets probation in hazing case
From the Dallas Morning News, June 26:
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The first of eight men charged in an SMU fraternity initiation received 10 years probation and a $10,000 fine Monday after he was convicted of aggravated assault last week.
Jurors found Raymond Lee, 26, guilty in connection with the November 2003 off-campus ritual of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity that involved drinking gallon jugs of water and caused a pledge to pass out and nearly die. His sentence could have ranged up to 20 years in prison.
Libbie Lee, a former probation officer who leads a community youth program, begged the jury earlier Monday to let her son return to the community so that he could teach others not to make the same mistakes he did.