(CBS) — Another court date Monday in the criminal case against more than 20 young men accused in the death of a 19-year-old NIU freshman fraternity pledge, reports WBBM’s Steve Miller reports.

It was at an NIU fraternity event in 2012 when David Bogenberger drank a large amount of alcohol and died.

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His father Gary says the family is trying to deal with what happened and fighting to appeal the dismissal of their civil suit.

“My wife and I are obviously probably more upset about this than our children are. Our children seem to be much more resilient.”

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Gary Bogenberger says it was hazing that caused his son’s death.

“David was extremely social. He wanted friendship. He wanted to be a member of something. And to have young men pervert that in such a way as to cause him grievously body harm to death, I think, is absolutely abhorrent.”

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Plea agreements are expected from the young men who are charged criminally but those pleas are not expected Monday.