Body of River Falls student recovered from river



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RIVER FALLS, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-River Falls confirms the death of one of its students whose body was found in a local river after leaving a bar.

River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen identifies the student as 20-year-old Robert Steven Sontag, of Shafer, Minnesota.

Police say the student was last seen about 2 a.m. Friday when he and a friend were walking home from a bar and they separated. Sontag failed to show up for class Friday and for work during the weekend.

KSTP-TV (http://bit.ly/1QhVLsR ) reports city administrator Scot Simpson says Sontag's body was recovered from the Kinnickinnic (kin-IHK'-kin-ihk) River Monday afternoon.

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