Yes, the 1899 death was by the same Cornell chapter and almost the exact ritual that killed Mortimer Leggett in 1873.While the father of Leggett forgave the hazers and even accepted KAS membership in his son’s memory, Berkeley’s father was bitter and unforgiving.

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Pittsburgh Press, June 7, 1892 6) 1894 Cornell University (New York) Bystander accidental death A non-Cornell bystander accidentally died during a class prank involving deliberate use of chlorine gas. Henrietta Jackson is chronicled in an in-depth investigative feature in Hank Nuwer’s 2018 book “Hazing: Destroying Young Lives” (Indiana University Press).

7) 1898 Decatur High School, Illinois (Corrected from earlier reference to Indiana).

Family claims that Leggett was blindfolded were disputed by the chapter.

Leggett’s death will be chronicled in an in-depth investigative feature in Hank Nuwer’s 2018 book “Hazing: Destroying Young Lives” (Indiana University Press). Leggett buried his namesake who was the first male to die in pledging.

3) 1873 Cornell University (New York) Kappa Alpha Society Mortimer N.

Leggett died in a fall into a steep gorge while on a walk in the dark required by fraternity members.

See also article below from Berkshire eagle dated Nov.

5, 1863 clipping_15952902 Direct link to Berkshire Eagle reference to death.

High School Physical Hazing According to Wikipedia and the Logansport Pharos-Tribune, freshman David C. A battle royal ensued and Jones died a few days later of a spinal injury.