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Texas A&M Statement

Brad Beacham, Executive Director
Sigma Nu Fraternity, Inc.
(540) 463-1869


August 20, 2016

Lexington, Va. – Sigma Nu Fraternity received notice earlier today of the death of a 19-year-old student member of the Kappa Sigma Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity, located at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. A University official notified the Fraternity of the off-campus death this morning. Local authorities were notified and have begun an investigation.

“Our hearts are filled with sorrow as we grieve the loss of this young man,” said Sigma Nu Executive Director Brad Beacham. “Our thoughts, prayers and deepest condolences are with his family and loved ones. We appreciate the immediate support and care the Texas A&M community is providing during this very difficult time. We will be working with Texas A&M officials to provide as much continuing support as possible to those affected. The Fraternity will assist, however possible, with the investigation by local authorities. At the appropriate time, the Fraternity and University will complete their own investigations.”

Headquartered in Lexington, Va., Sigma Nu Fraternity was founded at Virginia Military Institute in Lexington. The Fraternity currently has 165 chapters and colonies and has initiated more than 235,000 members since its founding. The Kappa Sigma Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity at Texas A&M University was founded in 1985. 


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9 North Lewis Street, P.O. Box 1869, Lexington, Virginia 24450
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