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Ricky Gonzales, 22

UPDATE: Body found in Chippewa River identified as UWEC student-9/4/11



Chippewa River drowning victim was well-liked at UW-EC-9/4/11


August 31, 2011

Remembering Ricky; memorial held for student who drowned in river-9/7/11


University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

New information on UWEC student drowning-9/5/11


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Does this need to happen? Alcohol culture persists despite law aimed to prevent-see more.

Ricky was with a friend on a Wednesday night drinking at local bars when they were separated.  He was later found drowned in a river.  Test showed is blood alcohol content to be .19.

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