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Fall victim identified as WSU graduate

Stoneman marks third death this year, closes park

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

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Officials have identified the body of a fallen hiker at Palouse Falls as a recent WSU graduate.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 26-year-old Noble Stoneman, according to The Spokesman-Review. Stoneman graduated during the May 5 commencement ceremony.

Stoneman fell into the water at the base of the falls on Thursday and failed to resurface.

Correction: This article has been updated to reflect that Stoneman fell Thursday, not Friday.