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Vigil held for Hartford woman who was beaten and died from injuries

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Noemi Torres holds a picture of her mother, Sonia Rivera, during an organ donation ceremony in October. Noemi Torres holds a picture of her mother, Sonia Rivera, during an organ donation ceremony in October.
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A prayer vigil held for a Hartford woman who died after she was found partially clothed and severely beaten.

Sonia Rivera found in an alley off Washington Street in Hartford in October and was partially clothed. She was suffering from a severe head trauma after being beaten, police said.

Family members told Eyewitness News Rivera had a mental disability, drug issues and no job at the time of her death.

Rivera's family members donated her organs in her honor to Hartford Hospital.

The vigil will be held at 216 Washington St. at Friday at 5:30 p.m.

No arrests have been made in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Hartford police at 860-757-4000 or by calling the tip line at 860-722-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept confidential.

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