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NCSU Fraternity Suspended After Alleged Hazing Incident

Posted November 16, 2004 8:50 a.m. EST

— The investigation into hazing accusations against a local college fraternity starts Tuesday.

The North Carolina State University chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is being investigated by the university and the fraternity's national headquarters.

N.C. State officials would not comment on the nature of the alleged hazing incident, but has suspended the fraternity pending the investigation.

"We have over 100 years of tradition here on this campus and we believe we're innocent. We believe that's what's going to come out of this whole process," chapter president Wilson Harris said.

A national representative of Sigma Phi Epsilon said members from its national headquarters in Richmond, Va. are already in Raleigh.