Two former Sigma Alpha Epsilon members charged with felony hazing in the death of former Cal Poly freshman Carson Starkey were sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to misdemeanor hazing according to a press release with, a website operated by Starkey’s parents Julia and Scott.

The press release said Haithem Ibrahim and Zacary Ellis were sentenced by San Luis Obispo Judge Michael Duffy to 45 days and 120 days in jail, respectively.

Carson Starkey died Dec. 2, 2008 of respiratory arrest due to alcohol poisoning following a SAE pledge event where Starkey was “given copious amounts of alcohol to drink as part of a hazing ritual for the fraternity,” as was reported in a previous Mustang Daily article.

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