Student found dead at Texas A&M fraternity house

Thursday, December 08, 2016 02:53AM
Autopsy underway after death of Texas A&M fraternity student.


COLLEGE STATION, TX - Deputies are investigating another death at a Texas A&M fraternity house.

A 20-year-old man was found unresponsive at the Sigma Phi Epsilon house on Tuesday night.

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Investigators have not yet determined how student Matthew Hayes died.

ABC13 reporter Kaitlin McCulley spoke with Hayes's mother.

"He was a good student. We loved him dearly. He was smart, wonderful," Sally Hayes said. "It's just a difficult time for us right now."

The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity released this statement:

Sigma Phi Epsilon was devastated to learn about the death of a young brother at our Texas A&M chapter. Our deepest sympathies go out to his family, friends and brothers during this time.

We are working closely with the authorities as they investigate and have offered our full support and cooperation. Sigma Phi Epsilon staff members are on campus coordinating with the university to provide grief support and counseling to the young men of the chapter.


This is the second death at an Aggie frat house this school year. Back in August, a 19-year-old Sigma Nu fraternity member died of an overdose.

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Four of Sigma Nu's fraternity members were arrested on drug charges during the course of deputies' investigation at the start of the school year.

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