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By Victoria Fowler
Gazette Reporter 

Fraternity member death at WSU


November 14, 2019

On Nov. 12, at Washington State University fraternity Alpha Tau Omega, 19-year-old Samuel Martinez, fraternity member was found dead.

Martinez was a freshman and from Bellevue, Wa.

Preliminary investigation states that the death may be alcohol-related.

Pullman Police and fire medics responded to the fraternity for a reported male who appeared to be unconscious and not breathing. Members of the fraternity were performing CPR until first responders arrived.

The university released a statement regarding the death of the student.

The statements said the university extends its deepest condolenc...

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