DOWNEY, Calif. – Mourners filled a chapel to pay their respects to a California university student, the only known American killed in the Paris terrorist attacks last month.
The Long Beach Press-Telegram reports (http://bit.ly/1lguBbU ) that friends, family and officials attended the funeral Friday of 23-year-old Nohemi Gonzalez, of the Los Angeles suburb of El Monte.
Gonzalez was killed while eating with friends at a popular bistro in Paris. She was an industrial design major and one of 17?California State University, Long Beach, students attending the Strate College of Design in Paris as part of a study abroad program.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 gun-and-bomb attacks that left 130 people dead and hundreds injured at several sites in Paris, including a music hall.