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Vigil Set for Slain Woman's Unborn Child

Posted July 9, 2007 5:48 a.m. EDT

— The family of a slain pregnant woman will hold a vigil Monday night for her unborn child.

Jenna Nielsen, 22, was found stabbed to death on June 4 behind a Raleigh convenience store. Nielsen was eight months pregnant with her third son, whom she called Ethen.

Family and friends will honor the child with a candlelight ceremony, starting at 7:30 p.m. It will be held at the Bicentennial Mall across from the Legislative Building in downtown Raleigh.

The public is invited to attend.