Edward David Wilhelm died attempting to save Teresa Espinoza from drowning, Mesa, Arizona, June 20, 1979. Teresa, 17, was riding through rapids in the Salt River on an inner tube that capsized. Among four other inner tubes that also capsized was one on which Edward, 16, high-school student, was riding. He swam to Teresa, and a lot of splashing ensued. When the splashing stopped, neither Teresa nor Edward could be seen. Their bodies later were recovered.
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