MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — More than two hours went by before anyone called police.
WVU announced an interim suspension for multiple students involved in an incident at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house.
On Saturday, David Rusko, 22, of Uniontown, Pennsylvania, fell down stairs at the house and was injured. He remained in critical condition Wednesday night.
The SAE chapter is also facing an interim suspension.
A call for a status update on Rusko’s condition was not returned Thursday.
During the fall at the SAE house, Rusko went unconscious. A University Police investigation revealed students waited more than two hours to call 911.
The fraternity’s national office issued a cease and desist notice following communication with the university.
“We are a family here at West Virginia University. I am deeply disappointed in the apparent actions and inactions of these students, and the decisions that were made,” Dean of Students Corey Farris said in a press release. “As our investigation moves ahead, we remain very concerned about David’s condition. He will continue to be in our prayers.”
Rusko, a senior finance major at WVU, was visiting with fellow fraternity brothers following WVU’s home football game Saturday night.