RIVERSIDE (AP) — The family of a university student who died in 2018 after what they say was a hazing incident has sued a fraternity they claim is responsible for his death. KABC TV reported.
The family of Tyler Hilliard said that the 20-year-old was about to begin his junior year at the University of California, Riverside when he went through the pledging process at the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity.
"We are suffering the loss," Myeasha Hilliard, Tyler's mother, said. "We suffer with it every day."
On Sept. 15, 2018, fraternity members took the pledges to Mount Rubidoux in Riverside for a run.
"Tyler was subjected to harmful, humiliating and life-threatening hazing rituals that ended at Mount Roubidoux where he apparently collapsed and was taken by ambulance to the hospital where he di