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Fraternity Pledge Death: Investigation Continues

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FRESNO, Calif. (KMPH) -

Representatives from the national Theta Chi fraternity are helping authorities investigate the moments leading to the death of an 18-year-old Fresno State student and fraternity pledge.

Fresno Police say Philip Dhanens had been heavily drinking over the weekend. The teen died Sunday morning.

An autopsy is scheduled to be performed on Tuesday.

A silent vigil in honor of Dhanens will be held on the Fresno State Campus at 8:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Free Speech Area.

Students are being invited to bring flowers and notes. Candles will be provided at the vigil.

Meantime, the university reports individuals could face charges in connection to Dhanens' death.

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