Body of River Falls Student from Minnesota Recovered from River
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.
City administrator Scot Simpson says Sontag's body was recovered from the Kinnickinnic River Monday afternoon.