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Private investigators focused on frat party at Cornell University amid death investigation

A private investigation into Cornell University freshman Antonio Tsialas’ death is focused on an alcohol-fueled fraternity party where some students say they got black-out drunk, blurring memories of the last night he was seen alive, the family’s attorney said.

Newly reported details about Tsialas’ death in late October came to light after his parents hired private investigators and offered a $10,000 reward for information that reveals what happened.

Among the flood of tips are students who suggest Tsialas attended the frat party and traveled with at least one other person to a remote area near Fall Creek, according to David Bianchi, an attorney for the parents from Miami.

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