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Release: California student died in Paris attack

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Posted at 1:49 PM, Nov 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-14 15:03:40-05

According to a press release from California State University, Long Beach, 23-year-old Nohemi Gonzalez was among the 129 killed in Friday’s attack in Paris.

Gonzalez, a native of El Monte, Calif., was a junior at the university and was participating in a study abroad program. According to the university, she was studying at the Strate College of Design during the semester.

The university will have a vigil in her honor Sunday at 4 p.m.

Gonzalez is the first confirmed American casualty in the Paris terrorist attack.