A&M student found dead at frat house

20-year-old A&M student Matthew Hayes was found dead at Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity house Tuesday night, the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office said.


According to authorities, Hayes was discovered unresponsive in his bed just before 6 p.m.
His friends told deputies they had seen Hayes returning from a party late Monday night and thought he had been sleeping.

Hayes was pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy will be conducted by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine the cause of death, the Houston Chronicle reported.

Just three months earlier, another student was found dead at different College Station frat house. Anton Gridnev, 19, was found not breathing early on the morning of August 20, at the Sigma Nu frat house and was rushed to College Station Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The cause of death was ruled to be an accidental overdose of a variety of opiates.

The discovery of illegal substances in that frat house led to several arrests.