FRESNO (CBS/AP) — The coroner said alcohol killed an 18-year-old Fresno State freshman who was partying at a fraternity house.
The Fresno Bee said Philip Dhanens had swelling of the brain due to acute alcohol consumption.READ MORE: COVID: Healdsburg Family Leaving California On Cross-Country Trip In Search Of New Home
Coroner David Hadden said on Monday that Dhanen’s’ blood-alcohol level was 0.36 at the time of his death.READ MORE: COVID Vaccine: Santa Clara County Debuts Vaccination Site For Teachers, Education Workers At Fairgrounds
The Bakersfield teen was only a couple weeks into his first semester of college when he pledged with the Theta Chi fraternity.
He died after attending an Aug. 31 drinking party at the fraternity house off campus.MORE NEWS: Fremont Police Release Additional Details In Pursuit, Exchange Of Gunfire With Teens Suspected In Home Invasion
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