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Police investigating death at Fresno State fraternity house

Unknown if man was fraternity member or not
Posted at 5:03 PM, Jan 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-04 22:46:08-05

(UPDATE 01/04/18 7:42 p.m.) The name of the man who died after spending time at a Fresno State fraternity house on Wednesday has been released. He has been identified as Omar Nemeth, 19, of Fresno.  An autopsy is being scheduled and a cause of death will be determined pending the results of toxicology tests.


Fresno Police are investigating a death at a Fresno State fraternity house, 23ABC's sister station KFSN reports

Police said they received reports of a medical cal from the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

In 2012, a Garces High graduate died after drinking at Theta Chi fraternity house at Fresno State. Philip Dhanens, 18, was just two weeks into his freshman year.

A man was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police said it's unknown if he was a fraternity member or not. 

Police are interviewing other people who live at the home and the investigation is ongoing.