American killed in Paris attacks ID'd as California college student

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Sunday, November 15, 2015
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In the terror attacks against Paris, the death toll now stands at 129. Among the dead is a college student from California.

LONG BEACH, Calif. (WPVI) -- A 23-year-old California State University, Long Beach student was killed in the Paris terror attacks, the school announced Saturday.

Nohemi Gonzalez, an El Monte resident, was a junior studying interior design.

She was in Paris attending the Strate College of Design as part of a semester abroad program.

The university will hold a vigil at 7 p.m. EST Sunday.

"I'm deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Long Beach State University student Nohemi Gonzalez. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this sad time," CSULB President Jane Close Conoley said. "Our university stands with our nearly eighty foreign exchange students from France as they struggle with this tragedy. We will extend all support necessary to comfort them. We will also extend support to all students, faculty and staff who are in need."