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Steve Saucedo

Student death tied to drinking-3/30/04

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March 26, 2004    
University of California (UC), Berkeley    
     

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Student death tied to drinking

Police say friends' contest to consume alcohol proved fatal

Tuesday, March 30, 2004         Top of  page                   Article

Reported that at a spring break celebration among friends, the group decided to have a drinking contest  involving shots of tequila, vodka and whiskey. Steve Saucedo, 21, went to bed  after a night of hard drinking, but was found unresponsive the next morning. Police said it appeared Saucedo simply drank himself to death.

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This article appeared on page B - 1 of the San Francisco Chronicle

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