PULLMAN, Wash. - According to Pullman Police, they are investigating after a Washington State University fraternity member at Alpha Tau Omega died early Tuesday morning.
Pullman Police and Fire crews were dispatched to 710 NE Linden St at about 8:35 a.m. Tuesday as a 19-year-old frat member appeared unconscious and wasn't breathing. Frat members had been performing CPR until medics arrived.
Medics determined the man was deceased and preliminary investigations indicate the death may be alcohol related. The Whitman County Coroner responded to determine the official manner and cause of death.
The Whitman County Sheriff's Office Chaplain and the Office of the Dean of Students at WSU responded to offer student support and counseling. The investigation is ongoing.
Just hours before the death, the fraternity posted a message of condolence to another fraternity member, from San Diego State University, that died in an alcohol related incident.