Vigil to be held for Maren Sanchez on Monday night

This undated image of Maren Sanchez provided by her family is from Maren Sanchez's Facebook page. (AP Photo/The Sanchez famly)

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–There will be a remembrance ceremony on Monday night at the athletic field in Milford in honor of Maren Sanchez.

Hundreds, perhaps thousands of purple balloons will be released into the air in her honor.

Purple was her favorite color.

Governor Dannell Malloy is expected to be in attendance.

News 8’s Stephanie Simoni has more.

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