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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A former Penn State fraternity member will serve probation and pay a fine for his role in the death of a pledge almost two years ago.

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Twenty-two-year-old Joseph Ems, Jr., of Philadelphia was sentenced on Thursday in Centre County.

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Several other former fraternity members are facing charges in the death of 19-year-old Timothy Piazza after a night of hazing and heavy drinking in February, 20-17.

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Ems says he was young at the time, and made bad decisions.