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Florida A&M University dismisses 4 students in connection to band member's death
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Source: AP

Florida A&M University says it's dismissing four students for their role in the death of marching band member Robert Champion.

Champion was found unresponsive on Nov. 19 on a bus parked outside an Orlando, Fla., hotel after the school's football team lost to a rival. A 911 caller said Champion had vomit in his mouth in the moments before he died, according to audio of the emergency call released Thursday.

The 26-year-old's death has sparked a criminal investigation as well as a probe into whether FAMU has ignored past warnings about hazing.

FAMU President James Ammons acknowledged the dismissal of the students in a memo he sent earlier this week to members of the FAMU Board of Trustees.

Read more: http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57334977-504083/... /
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