Timothy Piazza fell down a set of stairs at his Penn State fraternity around 11pm Thursday in the midst of a party. A call for help came 12 hours later. Paramedics found Piazza, 19, unresponsive when they arrived at the Beta Theta Pi fraternity Friday morning. He was pronounced dead at a hospital on Saturday and a coroner determined his death was accidental, citing numerous injuries suffered in the fall, reports Fox 43.
But an investigation has raised questions about whether Piazza might still be alive if help had come sooner. CBS News reports Piazza, who was intoxicated, fell down basement stairs but was found on a couch on the main level of the home by paramedics.
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