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Posted: Sunday, January 21, 2018 07:21 PM

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Florida State Fraternity Member Found Dead After Chapter Party Friday

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (SOURCE: WCTV-TV, Tallahassee, FSU)-- Police are investigating the death of a Florida State University fraternity member who died at a chapter party Friday.

The Tallahassee Police Department said 20-year-old Andrew Coffey, a member of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity, died at an off campus house party, according to CBS affiliate WCTV-TV.

The Tallahassee Democrat reported officers were collecting alcoholic beverage bottles that were scattered on the home's porch as evidence.

Police responded to a call at 10:23 a.m. Friday and first responders were unable to revive him.

Investigators said no one has been arrested in connection to Coffey's death.

The fraternity has been suspended by its national organization pending the conclusion of the investigation.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the student's family and friends," said Pi Kappa Phi CEO Mark E. Timmes.