Report: calls, texts made before 911 for FSU pledge

Andrew Coffey, a pledge at FSU, died after attending an off-campus party. (WPEC)

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (WPEC) - There are new developments in the tragic death of Florida State University fraternity pledge Andrew Coffey.

According to the newly released grand jury report, it took 11 minutes for anyone to call an ambulance.

The report states Coffey was pledging the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity in the days leading up to his death. He died the night of a “Big Brother reveal,” where pledges meet their mentors. The report says Coffey drank an entire bottle of bourbon that night and passed out on a couch where others were playing pool.

The next morning, the report says the person who discovered him texted and called five fraternity members before dialing 911.

At the time of Coffey’s autopsy, his peak alcohol level was more than seven times the legal limit.

A grand jury now says it has enough evidence to support charges in Coffey’s death.

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