Former Samford University Student Caused $400K in Damage During Prank
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Samford University has sued a former student who they say participated in a prank that caused more than $400,000 in damage to a fraternity house where he lived.
Samford University filed a federal lawsuit against John Brody Cantrell this week. The school says Cantrell and his friend, Christopher Wilson, went to the attic of the Sigma Chi fraternity house to play a prank on other fraternity members in April 2019.
The lawsuit says Wilson stepped on a pipe in the attic, which ruptured it and then flooded the building. Wilson was not named as a defendant. The lawsuit accuses Cantrell of breach of duty and negligence.
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