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Ringleader in FAMU Hazing Death Sentenced to 6 Years

Dante Martin was convicted of felony hazing, manslaughter.

Prosecutor: Former Band Member Organized Hazing

Robert Champion's mother wants justice for her son.

Hazing Trial Starts for 1 FAMU Band Member

Robert Champion died from a hazing ritual in November 2011.

Florida A&M Confirms First Female President, Elmira Mangum

Elmira Mangum takes over for James Ammons in April.

At FAMU, A Marching Band – and School Pride – Returns

The school's community is thrilled with the return of band.
Lasherry Codner - Charged with felony hazing in the death of Champion.  (Photo: Courtesy Orange County Sheriff's Office)

FAMU Hazing Defendant Accepts Plea Deal, Avoids Jail

Lasherry Codner was sentenced to four years of probation.