Final plea in Rider alcohol death

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - October 17, 2008

/*Michael Torney*/ of Randolph pleaded guilty to the disorderly persons offense of hazing. The charge does not come with jail time.

The 22-year-old Phi Kappa Tau president was charged even though he was not in the room at a party where /*Gary DeVercelly*/ Jr. drank two-thirds of a bottle of Vodka.

Two university administrators were also indicted in the case - but those charges were later dropped.

Earlier this year, Torney agreed to pay $150,000 as part of a legal settlement with DeVercelly's family.

Information from: The Times,

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