What led to his death was the negligent behavior of the fraternity members after Tim was first injured. Firstly, please read through our rules. Press J to jump to the feed. Civil attorney Tom Kline, who represents Piazza’s parents, called the tape painful to watch. They are acting like total jerks attacking these kids in public. Civil attorney Tom Kline, who represents Piazza’s parents, called the tape painful to watch. He approaches where Timothy lies on the coach and leans over Timothy's head. Piazza staggered across the dance floor to the stage; he walked right behind Brendan Young, and he walked into Casey. The video included him stumbling through the house before he was found, hours later, in the basement. By that time, Piazza had “lost all color,” and some of the fraternity members thought he may have died, Scicchitano said. But the hazing was not the unconscionable part of what happened, and it wasn't what led to his death. Video footage from the fraternity's extensive surveillance system has been crucial in the case and helped prosecutors construct a timeline of events that led to Piazza's death. Only one witness, a detective, testified during about 10 hours of a preliminary hearing that will decide whether there’s enough evidence to send the case against members of Beta Theta Pi and the fraternity itself to county court for trial in the pledge’s death. Make me see why the Piazza parents are not complete assholes. Welcome to /r/Arableaks , People from all organizations, groups, and tendencies are welcome. Any questions or concerns? Tim was in no way responsible for or a part of this behavior. Fast forward to the night of Timothy Piazza's death; Then at 23:14:38, approximately 28 minutes after Timothy's fall, Kordel Davis, a newly initiated brother as of December 1, 2016, appears in the great hall. The next morning at 10am (not a moment before), a search for Piazza led brothers to the basement where they found him all but dead. Fraternity members didn’t call 911 until nearly 12 hours after his first fall. “You cannot watch it without the heaviest heart and tears in your eyes,” Kline said. Reporter: 19-year-old Tim piazza died in February after falling head-first down the stairs of the beta theta pi fraternity house after a party turned into an alleged alcohol fueled hazing ritual. Surveillance footage shows Penn State fraternity brothers gave Timothy Piazza 18 drinks in under 90 minutes on the night of his death. (BELLEFONTE, Pa.) — Prosecutors on Monday played videotape from inside a Penn State fraternity that showed a pledge suffering through an agonizing night from untreated injuries sustained in a fall during an alcohol-fueled event as his friends failed to call for help. His "brothers," could have handled it better, but it is clear his parents taught him no accountability, and have no idea what it is themselves. Happy CMVing! The district attorney and the detective dissected about three hours of security camera tape that began with 19-year-old Tim Piazza joining other pledges as they went from station to station in a drinking gauntlet, and Piazza soon appeared to become shaky on his feet. Members of the fraternity, in the courtroom well with their lawyers, watched the footage with rapt attention. I see the frat members as stupid, not evil. Heated disagreements broke out while Parks Miller shared hours of evidence with the court, including surveillance video from cameras set up around the frat house. Eighteen men are facing charges relating to the Feb. 2 death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza, who died after falling down a flight of basement steps in the Beta Theta Pi frat house. Speaking of which, downvotes don't change views! Meanwhile, the party appeared to go on, as people came and went, some looking concerned about his condition while others seemed to take no notice. The available surveillance video purports to back up the prosecution's claim that the accused fraternity brothers waited hours after Piazza was severely injured to get help. This is a footnote from the CMV moderators. Penn State frat surveillance video from night of pledge's fatal injuries played in court Eighteen students are facing charges in connection with Timothy Piazza… The surveillance video shows Piazza chugging from a bottle of liquor early in the night and chugging a beer at another point. Piazza staggered down the hall, and he left toward the Dance Room and Bar Room. When the video started, Jim Piazza and his wife, Evelyn Piazza, left the courtroom. By the time help was called the next day, a police official said, Piazza had the look of a “corpse.” Piazza died days later. Fraternity brothers and pledges hovered around Piazza, strapping on a bag filled with books to keep him from turning over and choking on his own vomit and bringing in a bucket to clean up when he did vomit. In grainy and soundless footage, members of the fraternity are seen spending long periods sitting on Piazza’s legs and taking other measures designed to limit his movement, while Piazza, of Lebanon, New Jersey, struggles to change position or get off the Great Room couch where he was taken unconscious after a Feb. 2 fall. The camera caught him trying several times to struggle to his feet, falling over into the fetal position and eventually getting up and then stumbling head-first into a wall or door. People poured liquid on him, slapped him and even threw his shoes on him, Scicchitano told the judge. 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