• Welcome!
    |
    ||
    Log Out|Manage Your Account
  • Subscriber Services
  • E-EDITION

VSU Students River crossing was final step in initiation ritual

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size
  • Appomattox River search

    Chesterfield Fire and Rescue units search the Appomattox River Monday morning.

James A. Mackey Sr. is one of four men charged with hazing in connection with a weekend initiation ritual, Chesterfield County police said.

Eriq K. Benson is one of four men charged with hazing in connection with a weekend initiation ritual, Chesterfield County police said.

Cory D. Baytop is one of four men charged with hazing in connection with a weekend initiation ritual, Chesterfield County police said.

Related Stories

Related Galleries

Posted: Wednesday, April 24, 2013 12:00 am | Updated: 12:32 pm, Wed Apr 24, 2013.

Four men, including two Virginia State University students, have been charged with hazing in connection with an initiation ritual over the weekend that led to the apparent drowning deaths of two VSU freshmen in the Appomattox River.

The four charged are members or mentors of a group known as “Men of Honor,” which Chesterfield police Lt. Randy Horowitz described as a non-university sanctioned social club that claims its purpose is to develop the character of young men.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Choose an online service.

    The following services are print only and offer no digital access

    You must login to view the full content on this page.

    Thank you for reading 20 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 20 free articles, or you can purchase a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 804-649-6000. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

    Have an online subscription?

    Login Now

    Need an online subscription?

    Subscribe

    Login

    Choose an online service.

      The following services are print only and offer no digital access

      ........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................
      ........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................
      ........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................
      Your Right To Know
      Richmond.com publishes important public notices that may affect the lives of Central Virginians. We fight for the public's right to know about government actions and information.
      - Read important public announcements that may affect your neighborhood.
      - Read notices about upcoming trustee sales around the region.
      - Read information about local governments seeking bids on projects.

      ........................ ADVERTISEMENT ......................