WJAC-TV: 8 PSU Students Charged in Connection with Cheerleader’s Fall
STATE COLLEGE – Eight Penn State students have been charged with alcohol-related offenses after another student fell from a fifth-floor window in October of 2012, according to a press release from State College police.
The following students have been charged with furnishing alcoholic beverages to a minor, which is a misdemeanor, as well as other related offenses.
- Tempest S. Hourston, 21
- Megan E. Markovitz, 21
- Adaire B. Robinson, 21
- Alexandria M. Hipple, 20
- Brooke A. Piccione, 20
- Alyssa A. Duffy, 19
- Julie A. Hannan, 19
- Madeline C. Miller, 19
The charges were filed Tuesday and will be sent to the defendants via a summons.
According to the news release, State College police completed an investigation that had been initiated after 19-year-old Paige Raque was seriously injured due to falling from a fifth-floor apartment window at Calder Commons at 520 E. Calder Way. Investigators said they determined the fall from inside Apartment 507 was accidental.
The investigation identified eight Penn State students who allegedly furnished alcoholic beverages to minors who were attending the party on Oct. 13, 2012.
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